Lord West of Spithead

Lord West of Spithead's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC. His name is Alan William John West, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.


Find out about the experience of Lord West of Spithead outside of Parliament.

Non political

Cabinet Office
Chairman of National Security Forum
2007 - 2010
Ministry of Defence
First Sea Lord
2002 - 2006
Ministry of Defence
Commander in Chief Fleet
2000 - 2002
Ministry of Defence
Chief of Defence Intelligence
1997 - 2000
Royal Navy
Naval Officer
1965 -

Public life

Merchant Navy Association
2007 -
Southampton Solent University
2006 -
Imperial War Museum
2006 - 2014
Cadet Vocational Qualification Organisation
Chairman and Trustee
2006 - 2013