Air Marshal Martin Sampson appointed as a Trustee

We were delighted when Air Marshal Martin Sampson volunteered to become a Trustee. The existing Trustees unanimously agreed to accept his offer once he had received the necessary clearances from within the Armed Forces.

He is the UK Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa and spends much of his time in the Gulf.

Below is Martin Sampson’s biography.

Air Marshal Martin Sampson's biography

Air Marshal Martin ‘Sammy’ Sampson is currently serving as the UK Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).  Having joined the Royal Air Force as a fast jet pilot he has served extensively overseas in operational, training, advisory and commercial roles.  Through the past decade he has lived and worked in Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

His current role sees him travelling weekly to the MENA region, engaging at Ministerial and Head of State level to support and maintain strategic relationships.

He has held leadership and management roles at all ranks and has a long-held passion for supporting the Muslim community within todays armed forces.  He is currently the Armed Forces Muslim Champion.

Photograph of Air Marshal Martin Sampson.

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