The Order of St John is very pleased to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the following appointments:

  • Sir Malcolm Ross GCVO OBE has been appointed Lord Prior of The Order.
  • The Right Reverend Timothy John Stevens CBE has been appointed Prelate of The Order.


Sir Malcolm has said:

I am humbled by the task that I have before me. Although St John is a vast organisation I recognise that we have magnificent leadership at every level and I wish to thank you for the work you and your teams are all doing around the world; I look forward to working with you all during my term in Office. I know that I will be well assisted during my term by you all and I have great pleasure in announcing that joining us will be the new prelate The Right Reverend Timothy Stevens CBE, whose appointment was also approved by Her Majesty today. As long as I have the strength I will do all that I can to serve the Order.



Photos (from left to right): Sir Malcolm Ross GCVO OBE (photo courtesy of St John Scotland/ Antonia Reeve Photography; The Right Reverend Timothy John Stevens CBE (photo courtesy of the Diocese of Leicester)