Published 3 March 2005

Mr Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton MVO, MBE has been appointed Private Secretary to Prince William and Prince Harry on a part-time basis. He will take up his post on 2nd May, when he will become responsible for providing advice and organising The Princes’ activities.

Mr Lowther-Pinkerton, a former Army officer and Equerry to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, will work at Clarence House for two-and-a-half days a week. He will liaise closely with Sir Michael Peat, Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales, and Miss Helen Asprey, Personal Secretary to the two Princes.

The timing of Mr Lowther-Pinkerton’s appointment coincides with Prince Harry’s entry into the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in May, and Prince William’s completion in June of his degree course at the University of St Andrews.