Niall Kilgour is the Chairman of Trustees.
Kilgour joined the Royal Navy in 1968 and had a distinguished career as a submariner. On leaving submarines, he went on to be Commanding Officer of the frigates HMS NORFOLK and HMS MONTROSE – the latter of which came with the post of Captain of the 6th Frigate Squadron. In 1998 he was appointed as Commander Amphibious Task Group, and became Commander Operations. He served as part of the British military intervention in the Sierra Leone Civil War in 2000, for which he was awarded a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service. In 2001 he was appointed Flag Officer Submarines before becoming Rear Admiral Submarines (RASM) in February 2002. He retired in June 2004