Patron and National President
The Royal British Legion is honoured to have Her Majesty the Queen as its Patron. While having royal patronage from its founding in 1921, the Legion received its "Royal" appellation in 1971 on its golden anniversary.
The National President of The Royal British Legion is Vice Admiral Peter Wilkinson CB CVO, appointed in October 2012.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is President of the Women's Section of The Royal British Legion.
Board of Trustees
|National Chairman||Mr John Crisford|
|National Vice Chairman||Mr Terry Whittles|
|Elected Trustees||Appointed Trustees|
|Mrs Denise Edgar||Adrian Burn|
|Bill Parkin||Dr Diana Henderson|
|Col Neil Salisbury OBE||Maj Gen David Jolliffe CB FRCP|
|Martyn Tighe||Philip Moore|
|Lt Col David Whimpenny||Anthony Macauley|
|Women's Section|| Wendy Bromwich
National Chairman Women's Section
|Director General||Chris Simpkins|
|Deputy Director General & Director of Finance||John Graham|
|Director Operations||Sue Freeth|
|Commercial Director||Stephen Cooper|
|Director Fundraising||Charles Byrne|
|Director Human Resources & Organisational Development||Sharron Lewis-James|
|Chief Financial Officer||Helen Downie|
|Head of Governance & Administration||Allan Burgin|
|Women's Section National Secretary||Anthony Beattie|