Chief of Staff, Navy Command HQ

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Office of the Chief of Staff Navy Command (HQ)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Ministry of Defence
Member ofNavy Command
Reports toSecond Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderVice-Admiral, Richard J. Ibbotson
FormationJune 2010-current

The Chief of Staff Navy Command (HQ) is a senior Royal Navy appointment is the principal staff officer responsible for coordinating the supporting staff of Navy Command Headquarters, Portsmouth, England. The office was established in June 2010.[1]

History

The post was established following the appointment of Vice-Admiral, Richard J. Ibbotson in June 2010 it continued to be a three-star rank position until the appointment of Rear-Admiral Duncan Potts in April 2013 when it was downgraded to a two-star rank position. The office holder is the principal staff officer at Navy Command Headquarters. Portsmouth, England responsible for coordinating the HQ staff branches. The office has been held by both Royal Navy and Royal Marines officers.[2]. As the Chief of Staff NCHQ, he coordinates and integrates the work of the HQ.[3]

From June 2010 until April 2013 the post holder jointly held the title Deputy Commander-in-Chief, the Fleet. From April 2013 until November 2018 the post holder simultaneously held the title Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Capability).[4][5].

Office Holders

Included:[6][7]

  1. Vice-Admiral, Richard J. Ibbotson, 30 June,2010-September 2011 [8][9]
  2. Vice-Admiral George Zambellas. 30 September 2011-September 2012 [10]
  3. Vice-Admiral, Phillip Jones, September 2012-April 2013 [11]
  4. Rear-Admiral Duncan Potts, April 2013-September 2014
  5. Rear-Admiral James Morse, September 2014-May 2016
  6. Rear-Admiral Paul Martin Bennett, May 2016-November 2017
  7. Major-General Robert Magowan, RM. November 2017-November 2018
  8. Commodore Paul S. Beattie, November 2018-current [12]

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin (17 September 2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). C. Mackie. pp. 9–10. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  2. Mackie 2019
  3. Navy Command senior staff Job/Function
  4. Government, HM (1 January 2018). "Navy Directory 2017 Containing Lists of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet" (PDF). www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Ministry of Defence United Kingdom. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  5. Mackie 2019
  6. Mackie 2019
  7. Maslin, Elaine (18 September 2018). "Subsea Defense: Extending Unmanned Capabilities". Marine Technology News. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  8. "Navy Command: June 2010" (PDF). gov.uk/government/publications/organisation-charts-june-2010-to-february-2011. Ministry of Defence UK. p. 2. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  9. "Navy Command senior staff CSV - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  10. "Navy Command Senior, as of September 2011 - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. London, England: Ministry of Defence UK. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  11. "Navy Command senior, as of September 2012 - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  12. Mackie, Colin (January 2019). "Royal Navy - Current Senior Serving Officers" (PDF). www.gulabin.com. C. Mackie. p. 6. Retrieved 17 September 2019.

Bibliography

  1. Government, HM (2018). "Navy Directory 2017 Containing Lists of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet" (PDF). www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Ministry of Defence United Kingdom.
  2. Mackie, Colin (2019). "Royal Navy - Current Senior Serving Officers" (PDF). www.gulabin.com. C. Mackie.
  3. Mackie, Colin (2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie.
  4. Maslin, Elaine (2018). "Subsea Defense: Extending Unmanned Capabilities". Marine Technology News