The ADS Board is the formal governing body of ADS which is responsible for overseeing the operational and financial decision-making of ADS on behalf of its members. It consists of a mix of both elected and appointed members to ensure there is balance from across the sectors and covers a balance of, Primes, Mid-tier and SME members.
Julian Whitehead is the elected President of ADS taking up a two-year tenure from January 2021. Four Vice Presidents are also elected by Members and are appointed to serve on the Board representing each of the Sectors covering, Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space. All other members of the Board represent a specific role as defined by the Board or the membership as set out in the Articles of Association.