Peter Round

Peter Round

Consulting Senior Fellow for European Defence

Air Commodore (Retd) Peter Round is Managing Director of PKR Solutions Ltd. He is also a Fellow and Council Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and chairs its Learned Society Board.

As an RAF pilot he flew Buccaneers in the maritime strike/attack role and later became a Qualified Flying Instructor, eventually running Basic Fast Jet Pilot Training and then initial flying training for all Royal Navy, British Army and RAF aircrew. He is also a United States Air Force Instructor Pilot.

He has completed operational tours as the RAF Detachment Commander at Prince Sultan Air Force Base, Saudi Arabia and as an Operations Team Leader at the Permanent Joint Headquarters, with responsibility for UK Operations in Afghanistan, the Balkans and all United Kingdom-supported United Nations operations.

He has served as UK National Liaison Representative to NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, and in 2012 was appointed Capability, Armament and Technology Director at the European Defence Agency, leaving in 2017.

He holds a Master’s degree in Defence from Kings College, London.

Joined IISS: September 2017

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