FORA.tv Speaker - David Omand
Sir David Bruce Omand GCB is a former senior British civil servant. Omand started out with the Home Office. After years of service with the Ministry of Defence, from 1996-1997 he was Director of the Government Communications Headquarters, before being appointed Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.
In the 2000 New Year Honours, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB). In 2002 he became the first Permanent Secretary and Security Intelligence Co-ordinator in the Cabinet Office. In the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours, he was promoted to Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB).
He retired from the Cabinet Office in April 2005. On January 27, 2006, he was appointed to the board of The Natural History Museum, for a term of 4 years. He has served the Crown for over 35 years.
05.01.08 | 01:53:40 min
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