Lord (Charles) Guthrie of Craigiebank

GCB, LVO, OBE, DL: a crossbench peer, Field Marshal Guthrie was Chief of the General Staff (1994 - 1997) and Chief of the Defence Staff (1997 - 2001). Guthrie's military career saw service with the Welsh Guards and the Special Air Service; he was closely involved in military operations in Northern Ireland, and provided advice to the British Government during the Bosnian & Kosovo Wars.