New Deputy Lieutenant announced – Patrick Peal
03 June 2021Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of a new Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Norfolk.
Deputy Lieutenants support the work of the Lieutenancy and represent the Lord-Lieutenant at various events throughout the county. Having been chosen on the basis of service already given, a Deputy Lieutenant will continue to serve the community both within and outside the framework of the Lieutenancy. Their post nominals are DL.
Mr Patrick Peal lives in Southrepps and was born in Norwich in 1954. Patrick recently retired as Chief Executive of the East Anglian Air Ambulance which he co-founded and previous roles include Director, Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Association of Air Ambulances. He is Chairman of the London Children’s Camp providing holidays for disadvantaged children which after ten years work was revived in the grounds of Gresham’s School, of which he was a Governor for three years. He enjoys outdoor pursuits in Norfolk.
The Lord-Lieutenant, Lady Dannatt commented “I am delighted that Patrick has joined the Lieutenancy and brings with him a wealth of experience in many sectors and charities”.