Sir Robert Walmsley * KCB, FREng

Sir Robert brings to Ultra’s Board solid experience in the defence, security, energy and transport sectors. He has a deep knowledge of all of Ultra’s main geographic markets and a substantial experience of government procurement.

Sir Robert was Chief of Defence Procurement at the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), a post which he held from 1996 until his retirement from public service in 2003. Prior to his MoD appointment, Sir Robert had a distinguished career in the Royal Navy, where he rose to the rank of Vice Admiral in 1994 and served for two years as Controller of the Navy. Sir Robert is a Non-Executive Director of Cohort plc. He was appointed to the Board in January 2009.

*Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committee member