Colonel Stuart Nassé

Colonel Stu Nassé was commissioned into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in 1997. An Aeronautical Engineering graduate of Loughborough University, he was immediately posted to command an Armoured Recovery platoon in Germany and swiftly on operations in Bosnia. His military aviation career began after his training as a Close Support Platoon Commander, and subsequently 2IC of 71 Company, 7 Air Assault Battalion REME. He deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in 2003 with the first Joint Helicopter Force on Op TELIC as the Army Engineering Liaison Officer and BEME, returning to take command of 32 Regiment Royal Artillery Workshop, the first aviation engineering officer to do so. He commanded 3 Regiment Army Air Corps Workshop deploying on Op HERRICK as the Senior Engineering Officer, Joint Aviation Group, with engineering responsible for all UK rotary wing and unmanned aviation. He assumed command of 7 Aviation Support Battalion REME in March 2016, providing equipment support to Army Aviation worldwide. Post-command he returned to the Army Headquarters into the Strategy branch, with responsibilities including NATO engagement, the planning for the Integrated Review and the institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic, before promoting into his current appointment.