Lieutenant General Sir Robert Henry Gervase Fulton KBE RM (born 21 December 1948) is a former Royal Marines officer who became Governor of Gibraltar.
Educated at Eton College and at the University of East Anglia where he graduated as a BA, Fulton joined the Royal Marines in 1972.
After serving as a junior officer for a number of years he was appointed to the Staff College at Warminster. He became a Company Commander in 42 Commando in 1983 and then undertook various staff appointments before joining the Directing Staff of the Army Staff College, Camberley in 1990.
He was appointed Commanding Officer of 42 Commando in 1992, Assistant Director for CIS Operational Requirements in 1994 and a member of the Rapid Reaction Force Operations Staff in UNPROFOR in 1995. After attending the Royal College of Defence Studies and then the Higher Command and Staff Course in 1996, he became Commander of 3 Commando Brigade in 1997, Commandant General Royal Marines in 1998 and Equipment Capability Manager at the Ministry of Defence in 2001. In 2003 was promoted to Lieutenant General, on appointment as Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Equipment Capability).
In September 2006 Sir Robert took over as Governor of Gibraltar. He was the first Governor to see a change to the Gibraltar constitution since 1967. Freeman of the City of London.
His term ended in October 2009. In April 2007 it was announced that Fulton would lead an inquiry into the capture of 15 British military personnel by Iranian forces. In July 2010 he became the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Leadership Foundation. Fulton is also a Court Assistant of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers and a
Sir Robert Fulton (1948) es un militar británico, Gobernador de Gibraltar entre el 27 de septiembre de 2006 y el 26 de octubre de 2009.
Asistío al Eton College en sus primeros años y luego cursó sus estudios universitarios en la Universidad de East Anglia. Se incorporó a la Royal Navy en 1972. Estuvo destinado como oficial en las Fuerzas Especiales de los Royal Marines.
En 1995 fue Director Asistente de la Fuerza de Intervención Rápida de UNPROFOR. En 1998 llegó a Comandante General de los Royal Marines para ser trasladado posteriormente, en 2001, a trabajos en el Ministerio de Defensa. Ascendió a Teniente General el 3 de junio de 2003. El 13 de junio de 2006 fue nombrado Gobernador de Gibraltar y tomó posesión del cargo el 27 de septiembre en sustitución de Francis Richards. Fue sucedido por Adrian Johns.
June 4, 2010