Tim Collins OBE
Ex-Army Officer and Author
Agent(s): Mark Lucas
© Giles Penfound

Colonel Tim Collins assumed command of 1 Royal Irish in 2001, and led the Battalion in East Tyrone – where he was awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service – and Iraq which was the scene of his legendary eve-of-battle address. He is the author of the bestselling memoir Rules of Engagement, wrote and presented BBC TV’s The Ulster Generals, and broadcasts regularly on TV and radio.