Viscount Chelsea joined the Royal Air Force in 1987, serving in the RAF Regiment. Postings included Germany, Cyprus, Norway, and Canada. Operational tours included the first Gulf War. He left the RAF in 1998 and now works as Chair and a Board Director in the family company, Cadogan Estates Limited. Viscount Chelsea also manages the family’s Scottish estate in Perthshire and holds a number of appointments as a Director and Trustee, including a Governor of St David’s College. In 2002 Viscount Chelsea joined his local Territorial Army regiment, the 51st Highland Regiment (now 7 SCOTS). He now serves as Commanding Officer of 7 SCOTS. He divides his time equally between London and Scotland, and he has three children. He spends his spare time keeping fit, engaging in country pursuits, skiing, and leading an active outdoor life. Viscount Chelsea is also an Old Davidean having been a pupil at the school.