"Lord Ramsbotham's distinguished military career included periods as Commander of the UK Field Army, Aide de Camp General to HM the Queen and Adjutant-General. He later served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales. He received an OBE in 1974 and a life peerage in 2005.
"Lord Ramsbotham sits in the House of Lords as a crossbench peer. He is Vice-Chair of both the All Party Penal Affairs Group and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Learning & Skills in the Criminal Justice System. He is President of UNLOCK, The National Association of Ex-Offenders, and an Ambassador for the charity, the Prison Advice and Care Trust (PACT).
- Honorary President, Koestler Trust 
- Patron, Childhood First 
- Patron, Longford Trust
- Patron, Wave Trust
- Patron, Cyrenians 
- Former Director of International Affairs, Defence Systems Limited
- Advisory Council, Reform (UK think tank)
- Member, Balanced Migration 
Resources and articles
- Wave Trust Patrons, organizational web page, accessed April 1, 2012.
- Koestler Trust Staff, organizational web page, accessed May 2, 2012.
- Childhood First People, organizational web page, accessed November 19, 2014.
- Cyrenians Patrons, organizational web page, accessed June 28, 2012.
- Balanced Migration About, organizational web page, accessed April 6, 2013.