Matthew Peter Briers
Henry Matt Briers
|Born||10 January 1966|
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
|Commands held||Commando Helicopter Force|
Commodore, Fleet Air Arm
Director, Carrier Strike
Rear-Admiral Matt Briers (born 10 January 1966) is a senior Royal Navy flag officer who served as Commodore, Fleet Air Arm from 2014 to 2016. He currently serves as Director, Carrier Strike since January 2018.
Briers joined the Royal Navy in 1984. In 2006 he was appointed Commanding Officer, 845 Naval Air Squadron until 2008. In 2011 he attended the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom to undertake the Higher Command and Staff Course (HCSC). Following that course in 2011 he was the appointed Commanding Officer, Commando Helicopter Force (Royal Marines) until 2014. His next appointment was Commodore, Fleet Air Arm which he held until 2016. In January 2018 he was appointed Director, Carrier Strike in charge of the Ministry of Defence's Carrier Strike Capability Programme.
Briers attended Torpoint Community School; then Saltash Sixth Form College before going onto; King’s College, London to gain an (MA Defence Studies in 2002).
- Briers, Rear Adm. Matthew Peter, (born 10 Jan. 1966), Director, Carrier Strike, since 2018, WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO (2020). 1 December 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U290575, A & C Black and Oxford University Press, London and Oxford, England.