Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb KBE, CMG, DSO
Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is a former director of UK Special Forces and Commander of the British Field Army. He was Deputy Commander to US General Petraeus in Iraq and key adviser to US General McChrystal in Afghanistan.
Sector and Service Expertise
Since his retirement from the military, he has become a trustee of Walking with The Wounded, is Colonel Commandant of the Special Air Services and is a member of the RUSI Advisory Council. He is a senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Alongside his role with Skarbek he is Chairman of the Advisory Council to C5 Capital, Non-Executive Director of Aegis Private Security and adviser to Palantir Technologies. He is also a regular media commentator on military and geo-political issues.
With a reputation as “straight-talking and unfussy” (the Guardian), Graeme is widely recognised as an authority on working in coalitions, delivering strategic objectives, and creating high-performance teams. His emphasis on separating “reconcilable and irreconcilable issues” has a profound bearing on most organisational challenges.
Graeme works with Skarbek’s clients bringing new thinking, rigour and energy to diagnose and solve complex, deep-rooted problems, whether organisational, process or people related. His effect is to galvanise change and growth.