Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of the City of Westminster

Mr Kevin Traverse-Healy DL

Appointed Rep DL: November 2019

Kevin is a consultant in public sector communication and marketing. He was with the Cabinet Office (COI) and was an advisor to a European Commission vice president. A Deputy Lieutenant since 2006, Kevin commanded the Army Cadet Force Public Relations Unit, with the retired rank of Major. A past president of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Kevin lectures at the University of Switzerland and has an MA in Mass Communication. A past director of a charity running aid convoys to Sahrawi refugee camps, he is a trustee of Sir Ranulph Fiennes’s Transglobe Expedition Trust and lives in Kennington.

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Kevin Traverse-Healy DL, presenting a Queen’s Award for Enterprise to Armour Communications Limited at the head office on Millbank, Westminster.

Mr. Kevin Traverse-Healy presented the Cadet Certificates and Duke of Edinburgh Awards to the Westminster Volunteer Police Cadets on the 21st October . The Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster also attended.

Westminster Police Cadets DL and DofE Awards Oct 2020

Mr. Kevin Traverse-Healy attended the flag raising ceremony in Westminster to mark Armed Forces Day 2020. The flag was raised by the Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster, Cllr Jonathan Glanz.

Armed Forces Day Westminster June 24 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony at Central Hall Westminster, Storey’s Gate, London SW1, and were received by Mr. Kevin Traverse-Healy (Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London).

The Duke & Duchess Cambs Holocaust Mem service received by KT-H     Duke and Duchess Cambs - holocaust memorial Central Hall

Dr Paul Knapman, Honorary Colonel of the Westminster Dragoons, attended the D Day centenary event in Normandy.  The regiment were in the first wave at Gold beach on D day.

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Dr Paul Knapman received HRH The Duke of Sussex at a conference on  veterans mental health at Kings College , London , on 14 March 2019

Westminster Abbey

The Guidon of the Westminster Dragoons was laid up in its regimental church, Westminster Abbey, near the coronation chair on 7 February 2019 .  It was instigated by Paul Knapman DL who is Honorary Colonel.

the Lord Mayor of Westminster hosted a Reception for the award of Deputy Lieutenant certificates to Cadets, 11 February 2019

HRH The Duke of Cambridge  attends attends a Reception at the UK Chamber of Shipping

HRH Prince Harry attends kings College , London for a symposium on Veterans Mental Health and is received by Dr Paul Knapman DL, March 2018

Centenary of the Jerusalem Dinner of the Westminster Dragoons in December 2017.

Impax Asset Management receives Queens Award for Enterprise 2017

HRH The Countess of Wessex , as Patron of the Defence Medical Welfare Service , attended dinner at the National Police Bravery Awards at the Dorchester Hotel on  13 July 2017.   Seen here being presented to Amber Rudd, Home Secretary, Cressida Dick, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police , and Steve White , Chair of the Police Federation.

HRH The Countess of Wessex presented PC Michael Otterson , PC Sara Currie , and Sgt. Elliott Richardson with the Region 2 Bravery Award.  They also received the overall award at the conclusion of the evening.

HRH The Countess of Wessex is presented to PC Caroline Holt from Derbyshire police , one of the nominated police officers.

Dr Paul Knapman DL attended the Civic Service of the new Lord Mayor of Westminster at Westminster Abbey on 2 July , and also a Reception in College Gardens  ( and here seen  also with Cadets from 291 ATC).


Dr Paul Knapman DL is received by the Rector of  St Marylebone at the Annual Interfaith Service. Also in attendance was the new Lord Mayor of Westminster.


Reception on 30 March for Reserves and Cadets at Westminster City Hall hosted by the Lord Mayor of Westminster Councillor Steve Summers

Presentation of Deputy Lieutenant’s Certificate to Cadet Sgt Faaruq Mansary, Army Cadet Force.

Dr Paul Knapman, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for City of Westminster with Major Rob Pitt, Officer Commanding A (London Scottish) Company The London Regiment.

Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster Councillor Steve Summers and Dr Paul Knapman, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for City of Westminster.

Presentation of Deputy Lieutenant’s Certificate to Cadet Ruta Dubinskaite, St John Ambulance Cadets