Rob Sergeant is a Brigadier in the British Army, serving as Head Future Force Development within the British Army’s Capability Directorate. Sergeant commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in 1995 and went on to command Number 3 Company between 2002 and 2005, serving in Northern Ireland and Iraq. He then served as SO2 ISTAR in 12th Mechanized Brigade before commanding the Brigade Reconnaissance Force in Afghanistan in 2007. On return, he served as Military Assistant to Commander Field Army. Promoted in 2009, he commanded the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards between 2010 and 2012. He was promoted to colonel in 2014 and attended the Higher Command and Staff Course before serving for a year on its staff as Assistant Director (Strategy). He was promoted to brigadier and commanded 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade between 2015 and 2017.