Lt. GEN Sir Graeme Lamb is a retired British Army officer of 38 years experience and a former Commander of the Field Army. In 2009, he stepped down as Commander of the Field Army and returned to Afghanistan at the direct request of General David Petraeus and General Stanley McChrystal of the US Army to head a program designed to repeat the success of that in Iraq whereby insurgents were persuaded to give up their arms. He remains The Colonel Commandant of the Special Air Service, is a Trustee of the Charity Walking with the Wounded, is on the Advisory board of the Good Governance Group (G3), is a partner with FirstHaven, a non-executive director with AEGIS, a global private security company, and continues to undertake work for both the UK and US Government.