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Colonel Jasper de Quincey Adams

Colonel Jasper de Quincey Adams is a General Staff officer from 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards and has served on operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Colonel Jasper was commissioned in 1991. He initially served with his Regiment as a Troop Leader in Germany and Canada before deploying on a series of operations to the Balkans. As a Sector Liaison Officer he supported the United Nations in Bosnia, returning as a Squadron Second in Command with IFOR before deploying to Kosovo as a Battle Group Operations Officer.

After attending the Joint Command and Staff College, he commanded his Squadron for two tours of Iraq serving in Basra and Al Muthanna. A staff tour followed at the UK’s Permanent Joint Headquarters which included a short deployment to the Multi-National Divisional Headquarters (South-East)  He commanded his Regiment and deployed to Afghanistan as the ISTAR Battle Group. Subsequently, he was posted as a staff officer to the MoD in Army Resources and Plans.

On promotion to Colonel, he was posted to SHAPE as the Team leader of Task Force Ukraine before becoming the Special Advisor to the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in Brussels.  He  was appointed Commander Army Engagement Group in May 2017. His preferred sports are hockey, sailing and hiking. He is married to Jill and they have one daughter, Arabella.

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