CLERK TO THE LIEUTENANCY
The work of the Lord-Lieutenant is made possible thanks to the help of the Clerk to the Lieutenancy.
The Clerk to the Lieutenancy provides administrative support to the Lord-Lieutenant, enabling requests to be processed. This role is carried out by the Chief Executive of Buckinghamshire Council, Rachael Shimmin.
In Buckinghamshire, this role is supported by Lou Marron, the Assistant Clerk to the Buckinghamshire Lieutenancy who is based at Buckinghamshire Council, Aylesbury
Lou joined the Buckinghamshire Lieutenancy Office in June 2020.
Lou’s role is to support the Lord-Lieutenant in the organisation of royal visits to the county, the organisation of award ceremonies (Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and British Empire Medal) on behalf of The Sovereign, support to the Buckinghamshire Honours Committee, the coordination of nominations for attendance at Royal Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace and liaison with the local military units and cadet organisations in support of the Armed Forces covenant, and liaison with Deputy Lieutenants carrying out their duties in support of the Lord-Lieutenant.