Chief of the Air Staff
Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Knighton
The Chief of the Air Staff is the 4-star commander and professional head of the Royal Air Force.
Air and Space Commander
Air Marshal Harvey Smyth
The Air & Space Commander is based at Air Command as the Royal Air Force’s senior war fighter.
Deputy Chief of the Air Staff
Air Marshal Paul Lloyd
Deputy Chief of the Air Staff is responsible for the strategic planning and delivery of all aspects of RAF capability including people, equipment, infrastructure and training.
Assistant Chief of the Air Staff
Air Vice-Marshal Tim Jones CBE
The Assistant Chief of the Air Staff is the 2-star commander of Air Command’s Central Business Pillar.
Air Vice-Marshal Simon Edwards
Director People leads on making sure our military and civilian workforce is the best it can be, now and in the future, and that all our people have the support they need to thrive.
Dr Arif Mustafa
Director Digital is responsible for the RAF Digital Portfolio including Digital Capability, UK Operations Support, Services & Applications and Information Stewardship.
Director of Resources
Mr Stephen Lock
The Director of Resources is Air Command’s Senior Finance Officer and Air Force Board member.
Director Legal Services
Air Vice-Marshal T Jennings
The Director of Legal Services is the principal legal adviser to the Chief of the Air Staff and Air Force Board.
Warrant Officer of the Royal Air Force
Warrant Officer Murugesvaran Subramaniam
The Warrant Officer of the Royal Air Force is the most senior Warrant Officer of the RAF.
Air Officer Northern Ireland
Air Marshal Sean Reynolds
Air Officer Northern Ireland is the senior representative of the RAF and the RAF Air Cadets in Northern Ireland.
Air Officer Scotland
Air Vice-Marshal Ross Paterson
Air Officer Scotland is the senior representative of the RAF and the RAF Air Cadets in Scotland.