Nick Jellicoe studied Chinese politics before working in advertising and running global communications for American Express and Rolex.
He has written two books on his grandfather Admiral Sir John Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland: Jutland – The Unfinished Battle and The Last Days of the High Seas Fleet, both with Seaforth Publishing.
His father George Jellicoe, the subject of this book, was a founder member of the Special Air Service. Later he went into politics and fittingly became the last holder of the office of First Lord of the Admiralty.
Nick has participated in numerous TV documentaries.
He is a Vice Patron of the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust and the Maritime Archaeological Trust.
He lives with his wife and one of his two daughters in Switzerland.