Governor of Gibraltar
Vice Admiral Sir David Steel KBE, DL was appointed Governor of Gibraltar in June 2020. The Governor of Gibraltar is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. The governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British Government. The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531.