Angus Campbell was appointed Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset on 23 January 2014.
Raised in North Dorset, he emigrated to New Zealand in 1970 for two years to work for the Auckland Herd Improvement Association. He also gained his Private Pilots Licence.
On returning to England, Angus was Commissioned into the Army as an Army Air Corps Pilot and served in West Germany, United Nations Cyprus, Northern Ireland and Canada, and finally as Second in Command of 16 Flight Army Air Corps in Cyprus. He retired from the Army at the end of his Short Service Commission, but continued as a Territorial Army Pilot until 1982.
He returned to the family farm near Iwerne Minster, and later entered local politics, serving as Leader of North Dorset District Council and then Leader of Dorset County Council, before standing down in 2013.
Mr Campbell has been a Patron of the Foundation since 2014.