Brig Alan Gordon

College position:

Brigadier AF Gordon CBE, MA

I was educated at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1959. I served in Kenya, Germany, Malaysia, Egypt/Israel and the UK, including operational tours in Borneo, Northern Ireland and the Sinai. I attended the Staff College in 1970/71 and taught at the Royal Military College of Science in 1980/81. My last post was as Defence Adviser to the British High Commission in India and I retired from the Army in 1994.

I was honoured to be appointed Bursar and elected a Fellow of Wolfson College in 1995 and served the College until 2004 when I was very pleased to be elected an Emeritus Fellow.Thereafter, I have been Chairman of the National Committee of The Royal Artillery Association, a Trustee of the RA Charitable Fund, Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Army Cadet Force Association and am Chairman RA Widows Insurance Society Ltd, a Governor of Dorset House School, a Director of Sarasin Alpha Funds, Admiral of the Royal Artillery Yacht Club.