Precedence and Protocol

The Lord-Lieutenant is Her Majesty The Queen’s representative in Greater London.

Issues relating to protocol and precedence can be clarified by consultation with the Lieutenancy Office.

How to address the Lord-Lieutenant

In writing: Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London

Salutation: Dear Lord-Lieutenant, or Dear Sir Olisa

In a speech preamble: “My Lord-Lieutenant”

Conversation (on formal occasions): “Lord-Lieutenant” or “Sir Olisa”