Colonel R M L Colville TD DL was comissioned as Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire on 5th July 2013. The Vice Lord-Lieutenant sometimes stands in place of the Lord-Lieutenant.
Colonel Colville has served as one of Lady Gretton’s Deputy Lieutenants since 1997. Colonel Colville lives in Barkby with his wife Karen and together they have three children.
Having attended Sandhurst, he was commissioned into the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment in Londonderry. He served with the Territorial Army in Bosnia and was later appointed as the senior TA officer in the East Midlands.