The Clerk to the Lieutenancy


Deputy Clerk to the Lieutenancy

Mrs Caroline Breckell MVO DL

The Deputy Clerk provides a full support service to the Lord-Lieutenant, to assist him in carrying out his official engagements. This covers undertaking all the necessary administrative work in connection with the functions of the Lieutenancy, including arrangements for:

  • Royal visits;
  • a wide variety of other public engagements and activities;
  • ceremonial duties – investitures and Queen’s Award presentations made by the Lord-Lieutenant on behalf of Her Majesty. 

Caroline joined the Lieutenancy team in 1991. Since then, she has worked with three Lord-Lieutenants. She was appointed a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in 2011, in recognition of her distinguished personal service to the Sovereign. She was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey in 2015.

Mrs Caroline Breckell MVO DL
Deputy Clerk to the Surrey Lieutenancy 
Lieutenancy Office
Estate Office, Loseley Park
Guildford, Surrey GU3 1HS.