General Sir Hugh Beach, GBE, KCB, MC, is a former Deputy
Commander-in-Chief for the UK Land Forces and Master-General of the Ordnance. In retirement he researches and advises
on defence policy, arms control and disarmament, with an active interest in
promoting concerns about ethical issues of peace and war. He serves as a Board
Member on various NGOs, including the Verification, Research and Training
Information Centre (VERTIC), the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy,
and the Council for Christian Approaches on Defence and Disarmament (CCADD).