Air Member for Materiel


The Air Member for Materiel is the senior Royal Air Force officer responsible for procurement matters. The post-holder is a member of the Air Force Board[1] and is in charge of all aspects of procurement and organisation for RAF regular, reserve and civilian staffs worldwide.

History edit

The post which was created in 1923 was originally known as the Air Member for Supply and Research; it was renamed Air Member for Supply and Organisation in 1936 and Air Member for Logistics in 1994.[2] Since 2007 it has been the Air Member for Materiel.[2]

Holders of the post edit

Holders of the post have included:[1][2]
Air Member for Supply and Research

Air Member for Supply and Organisation

Air Member for Logistics

Note: From 1999 to 2004 the post was vacant

Air Member for Materiel

References edit

  1. ^ a b Barrass, M. B. "Air Council Appointments". Air of Authority – A History of RAF Organisation.
  2. ^ a b c Mackie, Colin. "Senior Royal Air Force Appointments" (PDF).