Henry Hardyman Parker

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Henry Hardyman Parker
Born20 December 1963
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchRoyal Navy
AwardsCompanion of the Order of the Bath

Rear-Admiral Henry Hardyman Parker (born 20 December 1963) is a senior Royal Navy officer who served as Controller of the Navy 2012–2013 and Director, Maritime Capability and Transformation from 2012 to 2013. He currently serves as Director (Carrier Strike) at the Ministry of Defence

Naval Career

Parker was commissioned into the engineering branch of the Royal Navy and served on the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible.[1] He became Director (Maritime capability and Transformation)[2] and Controller of the Navy in 2012< and continued as Director (Carrier Strike) at the Ministry of Defence in 2013.

Parker was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the 2016 Birthday Honours.[3]


  1. Royal Navy helicopters first on the scene The Telegraph, 28 September 2000
  2. Underwater Defence & Security
  3. London Gazette, issue 61608, p. B2, 1 June 2016.