Air Marshal Richard Knighton CB FREng
Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Military Capability)
Air Marshal Richard Knighton has had a distinguished career as an engineer in the Royal Air Force. He has achieved outstanding success in the fields of military aviation engineering, acquisition and strategic and programme management.
As Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Finance and Military Capability), he is responsible for UK strategic force development and for the strategic balance of investment process and setting the overall UK Defence Programme.