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Welcome to the website of the Defence and Security Media Advisory (DSMA) Committee

The Committee

The current membership of the Defence and Security Media Advisory Committee is as follows:

Chair

Dominic Wilson
Director General Security Policy
Ministry of Defence

 

Vice-Chairs (Chairs of Media Side)


John Battle
Head of Compliance ITN

 

 


Ian Murray
Executive Director, Society of Editors

 

 

Government Members

NameOrganisation
Graeme BiggarDirector National Security, Home Office
Simon ShercliffDirector for National Security
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Madeleine AlessandriDeputy National Security Adviser, Cabinet Office
Paul WyattDirector National Security, Ministry of Defence

Media Members

NameOrganisationNominated By
Laura AdamsEditorial Director, ArchantNMA
Jess BrammarHead of News, Huffington PostChair and Vice-Chairs
Peter CliftonEditor, Press AssociationPress Association
Joe FayGroup Editor
The Register
Chair and Vice-Chairs
Charles GarsideAssistant Editor
Daily Mail
NPA
James GreenDirector
IHS - Jane's News & Analysis
Jane’s by IHS Markit
David HiggersonDigital Publishing Director
Trinity Mirror Regionals
NS
Michael JermeyDirector of News, Current Affairs and Sport
ITV
ITV
David JordanDirector of Editorial Policy and Standards
BBC
BBC
John McLellanDirector,
Scottish Newspaper Society
SNS
Owen MeredithManaging Director,
Professional Publishers Association
PPA
Charles RedmayneChief Executive Officer
Harper Collins UK
(B)PA
Craig TregurthaManaging Editor The Times and Sunday TimesNPA
Sarah WhiteheadDeputy Head of News Gathering,
Sky News
Sky TV

Secretary

Brigadier Geoffrey Dodds OBE

Find out more about the DSMA Secretary 

 

First Deputy Secretary

Air Commodore David Adams

 

 

Second Deputy Secretary

Group Captain John Alexander

 

 

PA to Secretary

Geetha Kanagarajah