Jim Masters is a retired Commander and served from 1983 to 2015.
As a Gunnery Officer he served in a ship with no main gun (Type 22) but consoles himself in the enjoyment of several Type 42s as Fighter Controller and AAWO. He commanded HM Ships LEEDS CASTLE and MIDDLETON. His last job was in Operational Policy at Northwood/Main Building.
Since leaving he has been director in a Middle East defence start up and more recently doing business in a number of sectors in Eastern Europe and the Near and Middle East.