"Brigadier Sir Miles Hunt-Davis was born in Johannesberg, South Africa in 1938. He attended St Andrew’s College in Grahamstown, and later moved to London where he first joined the Territorial Army and then became an officer in the Gurkhas. He served in Hong Kong, Borneo, Malaysia, Canada Britain and Nepal, and from 1985 to 1987 was the British Commander in Nepal. From 1987 to 1990 he commanded the Brigade of Gurkhas in Hong Kong. In 1991 he became Assistant Private Secretary to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. From 1993 to 2010 he was HRH’s Private Secretary, travelling with him all around the world, including many visits to conservation programmes in HRH’s capacity as International President of WWF. He also visited several ARC projects and celebrations, including in Kathmandu 2000 and Windsor 2009. In 2011, on retirement from Buckingham Palace, Sir Miles became international president of" Alliance of Religions and Conservation. 
Resources and articles
- ARC Interview with Sir Miles Hunt-Davis, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2012.