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Our Boards of Trustees are responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of Walking With The Wounded to ensure we continue to reach our charitable objectives.
They meet regularly during the year to consider, determine and review Walking With The Wounded’s strategies and policies, and to receive reports from senior management.
All Trustees work for Walking With The Wounded in an unpaid, voluntary capacity.
Co-Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustees
Simon was at RMAS Sandhurst in 1985 with Ed Parker before embarking upon a career in the media. Today he is the Commercial Director of ITV. In 2005 Simon manhauled unsupported to the South Pole recreating Scott’s fateful journey, using and wearing replica equipment. Simon was part of the Walking With The Wounded North Pole expedition in 2011.
Lt Gen Sir Graeme Lamb KBE CMG DSO
Graeme served in the Army from 1973 to 2009, serving in many different operational theatres from Northern Ireland to Iraq and Afghanistan. His last role was as Commander, Field Army. Graeme has recently been acting as an advisor to the US commander in Afghanistan.
Dick served with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers during the 1970’s before leaving the Army to pursue a career in the financial sector. Today he is the Managing Director of Artemis Investment Management, who were the lead sponsor of the 2011 North Pole expedition.
Professor Neil Greenberg BM, BSc, MMedSc, FHEA, MFMLM, DOccMed, MEWI, MInstLM, MFFLM, MD, FRCPsych Professor of Defence Mental Health
Professor Neil Greenberg is an academic psychiatrist based at King’s College London UK and is a consultant occupational and forensic psychiatrist. Neil served in the United Kingdom Armed Forces for more than 23 years and has deployed, as a psychiatrist and researcher, to a number of hostile environments including Afghanistan and Iraq.
Neil has published more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters many of which are on occupational and traumatic stress management within organisations. He is a past President of the UK Psychological Trauma Society, the Royal College of Psychiatrists Presidential Lead for Military and Veterans’ Health and a trustee for two military charities in the UK. Neil is also the clinical and managing director of March on Stress (www.marchonstress.com) which is a psychological health consultancy which aims to promote better mental health within organisations.
James set up bespoke tailoring business Dress2Kill 15 years ago and among others, supplies suits to John Snow (newsreader / journalist), Chris Robshaw (England and Harlequins) and Sky Sports presenters. He has also developed a number of ideas in partnership with the CEO of House of Fraser including The Great Retail Revival Foundation. James founded Walking With The Wounded’s Christmas fundraising campaign, Walking Home For Christmas in 2013, this successful campaign is now in its third year and has raised over £250,000 to support wounded ex-servicemen and women.
Flora is a Partner in the structured and asset finance team at Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London.
Emma served in the Army as a lawyer between 1992 and 2009 including service in Northern Ireland and the Balkans. She is now a Circuit Judge (appointed 2016). She began her judicial career as a part time legal chairman of the tribunal dealing with War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme appeals. In 2010 she was appointed as an Assistant Judge Advocate General and then in 2012 as a Recorder of the Crown Court.
William Medlicott is a qualified ACA. He was formerly the finance director ITV plc’s Broadcasting and Online business. He is a Director of the ITV Pension Scheme and several other charities.
Trustee Guy served with the Light Dragoons and was wounded in Afghanistan in 2009 after being hit by a rocket propelled grenade resulting in having his right leg amputated below the knee. Guy was one of the team who skied to the North Pole 2011, the charity’s first endeavour to show the remarkable determination and courage of our servicemen and women. Thereafter Guy started working for the charity to assist in the operational side of the South Pole expedition in 2013. Guy now works for The Royal Foundation.
Darryl is owner of a number of businesses currently including Debrett’s, Oxford United Football Club and a specialist engineering group, Alycidon Capital together with serving as a non executive on several Boards which support entrepreneurialism, education and community development. He has a variety of wider business interests especially promoting education, entrepreneurship and a more business friendly environment. He also enjoys reading, especially history, travel, wine collecting, marathon running and cycling and watching most sports, especially being actively involved in football through his ownership of Oxford United.