Bob Stewart

Bob Stewart was an Army Officer for 28 years. In that time he served seven tours in Northern Ireland and was the incident commander at the Ballykelly Bomb in 1982 where he lost 6 soldiers from his Company. As Commander 1st Battalion The Cheshire Regiment he led the British Army into Bosnia as UK United Nations Commander there from 1992-93. He ended his military service as Chief of Policy as Headquarters Supreme Allied Command Europe in Belgium in 1996.

After leaving the Army he worked in business until 2020 when he was elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Beckenham. In Parliament Bob has served on the Defence Select Committee, the Northern Ireland Select Committee, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the Intelligence and Security Committee and the Joint Committee on National Security Strategy. He has written two books; the first in Command in Bosnia and the second on Business leadership. In December 2021 he was appointed to the Privy Council and he retired from Parliament before the General Election in July 2024.

He has devised and run his own tours for Members of Parliament and the House of Lords, focusing on D-Day, Arnhem, Monte Cassino and The Invasion of Sicily.