FORA.tv Speaker - Andrew Ritchie
Andrew Ritchie has been Director of Goodenough College since July 2006. He took up this appointment on leaving the British Army after 34 years as a career soldier. He was trained at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and later read Law and Politics at Durham University.
He served in many parts of the world including Northern Ireland, Belize, Germany, Zimbabwe, Cyprus and Bosnia and successively commanded a regiment, a brigade and a division. His principal staff posts in the Army were as Director of Public Relations and Director of Personnel Policy. He completed his military career in the rank of major general as Commandant of Sandhurst where he was responsible for the selection and training of all officers for the British Army.
He is a governor of Marlborough College and Princess Helena College and has a strong interest in education. He is also a trustee of several military charities and a Colonel Commandant of his former regiment.
11.02.08 | 01:34:15 min
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