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Meet the new man who will be at the Queen’s side when Prince Philip retires.

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah became the Queen’s new equerry in Britain’s Monarch history. 

He attended high-profile events as Her Majesty’s aide.

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah moved to the United Kingdom with his parents from Ghana in 1982. Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah was a brave soldier. He also fought in the Afghanistan war.

Then he studied at Queen Mary University, in London and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He lives in London with his wife, Joanna Hanna-Grindall. His wife, Joanna works in Victoria and Albert Museum as a corporate partnership manager.

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He joined the Blues and Royals to become the first black British Army officer commissioned into the Household Cavalry and acted as an escort commander for the Royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011.

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Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah will be the new man who will be at the Queen’s side when Prince Philip retires.

In that same year, Major TA commanded the Blues and Royals taking part in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday parade.

Queen Elizabeth Appoints The First Black Man Ever To Be The Royal Assistant

HE WILL BE WORKING AS AN ASSISTANT FOR QUEEN: He will be acting as one of Queen Elizabeth’s most-trusted attendants. He will be assisting her with official engagements and welcoming high-profile guests to Royal residences.

In 2001, Elizabeth Burgess, he was a former personal secretary to Prince Charles, brought forward a claim for an accusation and a constructive dismissal, alleging she had been subject to discrimination by other members of the Royal staff.

“They wanted a white face. There were always black jokes and names going round because it is the Royal Family and it is still very protected”.

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The claims were dismissed by Prince Charles’s solicitor as “outrageous”. Then Ms Burgess lost her claim.

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