Brigadier Aitken was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent in March 2016. Previously he was Deputy Lieutenant of Gwent and has lived in Gwent since childhood.
Following a choral scholarship to Oxford, Brigadier Aitken was commissioned in the Royal Regiment of Wales. He had a distinguished military career lasting 34 years during which time he was awarded a CBE.READ MORE
Role of The Lord-Lieutenant