Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire appoints deputies

The Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Hugh Duberly CBE, has appointed four Deputy Lieutenants to help with his work around the county.

Notice of the appointments appeared in the London Gazette on January 30.

They are:
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, from Cambridge
Timothy Brietmeyer, from Bartlow
Thomas Green, from Ely
Margaret Mair, from Cambridge

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. Before this he was Chief Executive of the UK Medical Research Council. He was knighted in 2001 for his contribution to medical education and research in developing vaccines.

Timothy Breitmeyer served in the Grenadier Guards and retired as a Major in 1996. He is a member of Her Majesty’s Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and was CLA County Chairman and is now Chairman of their National Agricultural and Land Use Committee.

Thomas Green is Chief Executive of Spearhead International Ltd which has extensive agricultural interests in the UK and Central Europe. He plays a leading role in the life of Ely Cathedral and is presently a Lay Canon on the Chapter.

Margaret Mair. Before moving to Cambridge, Margaret worked as a legal advisor in the Department of Health. She is Chairman of the Friends of Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, a board member and trustee of Britten Sinfonia, and a member of the Red Cross Lecture Committee.

The function of Deputy Lieutenant is to assist in the performance of any public duty performed by the Lord-Lieutenant.

Lord-Lieutenants are Her Majesty’s personal representatives in a county or area. Their prime duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown by arranging visits by members of the Royal family and escorting Royal visitors; presentation of medals and awards on behalf of Her Majesty; participation in civic, voluntary and social activities with the Lieutenancy; liaison with local units of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army, Royal Air Force and their associated cadet forces.

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