Louis Davies


Sir Louis Davies

Sir Glen Torpy at the Global Air Chiefs Conference (crop).jpg
Governor of the Bailiwick of Furneaux
Assumed office
2 April 2021
MonarchAlbert II
Prime MinisterNadia Burnett
LieutenantCatherine Stevens
Personal details
Born (1953-06-07) 7 June 1953 (age 68)
Boxsells, Gallambria
NationalityGallambrian
Spouse(s)
Caroline Torpy (m. 1976)
Children4

Air Chief Marshal Sir Louis Davies GCStG, KCG, AFC and Bar, KStM, PC, FRAeS, FIEGall, FAE (born 7 June 1953) is a retired Royal Gallambrian Air Force officer who served as the Chief of Air Staff. In 2021, he was appointed Governor of the Bailiwick of Furneaux.

Air Force Career

In 1971, while attending the University of Tamworth, Davies joined the University of Aberdeen Air Squadron, a RGAF Reserve Officer Training Squadron based at RGAF Learmonth. Where he completed his Initial Officer Training and obatin his Preliminary Flying Training Badge.

Upon graduating from University, he was commissioned in the RGAF as a Flying Officer. He was selected to fly ground attack aircraft, and completed advanced flight training on the Aardvark GRA.7 fighter-bomber aircraft. He then took command postings at squadron and wing level before taking command of No. 2 Group.

In 2012, Davies was appointed Chief of the Air Staff, until his retirement in 2013.

Governor of the Bailiwick of Furneaux

After working as a senior military consultant for GAe Systems, King Albert II appointed Davies as the Governor of the Bailiwick of Furneaux. He assumed the post in April 2021.

Titles, styles and honours

Titles

The Governor's style and title in full is: His Excellency, The Right Honourable, Air Chief Marshal Sir Louis Davies, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of St George, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of Gallambria, Air Force Cross and Bar, Knight of Justice of the Venerable Order of the Hospital of St Mary of El-Gannim, Privy Counsellor, Governor and Bailiff of the Bailiwick of Furneaux.

Honours and awards

Air Force Pilot Wings (Gallambria).svg
Order of St George Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Air Force Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Order of St Mary of the Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Trucial States Service Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Ribbon Name Notes
Order of St George Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St George 2017
Order of Gallambria (Military Division) Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Knight Commander of the Order of Gallambria (Military) 2018
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Air Force Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Air Force Cross 2005
Order of St Mary of the Cross Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Knight of Justice of the Order of St Mary 2021
Trucial States Service Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Trucial States Service Medal 1986
Gallambrian Active Service Medal 1975 Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Gallambrian Active Service Medal (1975-1999) 1991
Marenesian War Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Maranesian War Medal 1991
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert Golden Jubilee Medal 2008
King Albert II Coronation Medal Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
King Albert II Coronation Medal 2013
Medal Rosette Device (Gallambria).svg
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal - Air Force Ribbon (Gallambria).svg
Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct (Air Force) 1986

Degrees

  • 1974: Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace) - University of Aberdeen

Fellowships

  • Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Gallambria
  • Fellow of the McWilliam Centre for Advanced Engineering

Appointments

  • Provincial Grand Master of the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Bailiwick of Furneaux

Honorary Appointments

Government offices
Preceded by
William Holbrook
Governor of the Bailiwick of Furneaux
2021-present
Incumbent
Wurld Organisation of Adventurers and Guides
Preceded by
William Holbrook
Chief Adventurer of Adventurers Bashan
2018-present
Incumbent
Order of St Mary
Preceded by
William Holbrook
Deputy Prior of the Order of St Mary
in the Priory of Furneaux

2021-present
Incumbent
Grand Lodge of Gallambria
Preceded by
Lord Phillips
Provincial Grand Master of the
Provincial Grand Lodge of Furneaux

2020-present
Incumbent