Ant Chapman

Captain Ant Chapman RD DL VR RNR

Ant was born in St Albans and attended Hitchin Boys’ School and then Portsmouth Polytechnic. Qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor, he worked in London for a large surveying practice. He then joined the family business, Chapman Ventilation, based in Welwyn Garden City where he and his brother have worked together for the past 20 years, and he is the current Managing Director.

Ant has also had a parallel career in the Reserve Forces and holds the Rank of Captain, Royal Navy Reserve. He is currently responsible for the Royal Navy’s relationship with current and future Employers of Royal Navy and Royal Marines Reservists. He has deployed to the Middle East in support of UK operations and also commanded HMS WILDFIRE, Hertfordshire’s Royal Navy Reserve Unit.