Lieutenant General Sir David Leakey, CMG CBE, (Law 1971) took up his appointment as Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain and Serjeant-at-Arms of the House of Lords in February 2011.
Sir David served as an army officer from 1971-2010 and has commanded forces and operations in a number of areas, including the Balkans. He has also held senior defence, security and international appointments, most recently as the Director General of the EU Military Staff from 2007-2010.
He was also a member of the Fitzwilliam 1972 Cricket Cuppers team, which will be celebrating its 40th anniversary next year!
Posted: 25 February 2011