Brigadier (Retired) Colin Tadier OBE
Brigadier (1*) (Retired) Tadier served in the Army for over 30 years and is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Royal Artillery. He has served throughout the world, in command and staff appointments at home and on operations. Operational tours were: Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan, where he was the Deputy Commander during the initial deployment into Kabul. He was awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) whilst Commanding 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery in Bosnia, and was awarded the honor of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II whilst working at the UK’s Permanent Joint Headquarters in Northwood, when NATO troops deployed into Kosovo. His staff appointments include Chief of Staff, Military Assistant, Directory of Strategic Plans in the MOD and Director Royal Artillery.
In addition to serving on the Board of The Soldiers Fund, Colin serves as the Director of Regions for the ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Britain’s national Army charity.
He is married with two grown up daughters. He lives in Berkshire, England and enjoys most sports, cryptic crosswords, travel, dining out and antiques.