Dr Peter Abbott arrived in Boston to become Britain’s Consul General in 2020, simultaneously taking up the post as the Club's Honorary President.
Peter joined the club in 2006 and served as the treasurer from 2013 and the President from 2023. Peter is a former Royal Navy Weapon Engineer Officer, serving from 1983 to 1993. His career included time on HMS BOXER, HMS FIFE, HMS INTREPID, HMS YORK, and HMS CORNWALL.
Doug is a retired officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. During the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War, he served as a First Lieutenant with the U.S. Army’s VIIth Corps during the ground war phase of Operation Desert Storm, where he led 14 desert convoy missions into Iraq and 3 into Kuwait. His awards include the Southwest Asia Service Medal with two bronze campaign stars, the National Defense Service Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal (SA), and the Army Commendation Medal for actions during the ground war.
During the Global War on Terror, Doug was assigned to the Crisis Action Team of the Army Operations Center at the Pentagon, before retiring in 2005. Doug currently serves as a Deputy Director with a Federal agency.