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Sir Richard B. Dearlove

Sir Richard B. Dearlove

Sir Richard B. Dearlove has been a member of the Kosmos board of directors since December 2012. Sir Richard is Master of Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, a position he has held since retiring as head of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in 2004. During his 38-year tenure with MI6, Sir Richard was stationed in multiple international locations before managing the MI6 Washington, D.C. office beginning in 1991. Sir Richard returned to the U.K. to serve as MI6 director of personnel and administration in 1993, director of operations in 1994 and assistant chief in 1998. In 1984 he was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) and in 2001 he was appointed a KCMG (Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George), both for his distinguished service. Sir Richard has held several trustee and advisory positions, including serving as a trustee of Kent School in Connecticut, honorary fellow of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, member of the international advisory board of AIG, senior advisor to the Monitor Group, chairman of Ascot Underwriting, member of the advisory board of IrisGuard, member of the advisory board of New Venture Partners, chairman of trustees of the Cambridge Union Society and member of the strategic advisory board of TimeSight Systems. Sir Richard received a master of arts degree in history from Queens’ College, Cambridge, after spending a year at Kent School.