Thanksgiving Service and Affiliates Luncheon & Prizegiving
17 July 2023
This year's Affiliates Luncheon & Prizegiving will be held on Monday 17 July 2023 at Trinity House. It will be preceeded by our Annual Thanksgiving Service at St Olave's, which everyone is encouraged to attend.
Our principal guest is Air Commodore Angela Baker MA RAF, who commands the new Operational Energy Authority (OEA), which was stood up on 1 April 2023 and under which our affiliate Defence Strategic Fuels Authority (DSFA) now comes. Ange joined the RAF as a logistics officer in 1996 after graduating from Leeds University, and over the next few years was deployed to Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Having gained a range of staff experience, she commanded the Airport of Embarkation Wing at RAF Brize Norton from 2012-2014. Promoted to Group Captain, she was the logistics lead in Air Command and then became the Air Commodities Team Leader within Defence Equipment & Support, prior to attending the Royal College of Defence Studies. She was promoted to Air Commodore in 2021 and appointed Head of Force Development, Sustainability and People in Defence Support, before becoming Head of Futures & Operational Energy Authority.
1030 Form up to process from Trinity House to St Olave's Church
1100 Annual Thanksgiving Service
1215 Reception at Trinity House
1245 Affiliates Luncheon Called
1420 Affiliates Prizegiving
Tickets cost £128 and you can now book places for yourself and your guests.
Pour Memoire invitations will be sent out from the end of June.
Lounge Suit, Livery Badges.
The deadline for bookings will be on Tueday 11 July.
Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DH
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ANNUAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE
St Olave's Church, 8 Hart Street, London EC3R 7NA
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The Company will process from Trinity House to St Olave's Church prior to the Thanksgiving Service, and process back afterwards. It is a sedate two minute walk for everyone who would like to participate, but if you would prefer then please make your own way there and back.