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.
Harry was wounded in Afghanistan in 2009 while serving with the Rifles, losing both legs. Following a period of rehabilitation he attended University College London to complete a Masters Degree.
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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.
Fiona’s son Guy was wounded in Afghanistan in 2009, giving her a unique insight into the stresses a family undergoes when one of their own is injured.
Harriet has been married to Ed since 1992 and was heavily involved in the establishment of the Charity. Today Harriet is responsible for low level fund raising activities.
Christopher, a Chartered Accountant, was for a number of years finance director of a financial services group in the City. In the early 1980s he was in the active unit of the Honourable Artillery Company, in which he is still a member. His elder son is in the Welsh Guards.
Elizabeth (nee Appleby) was called to the Bar in 1965 and took Silk in 1979 before becoming a Recorder of the Crown Court, a deputy High Court Judge, a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn and Head of Gray’s Inn Square Chambers in the 1980′s. In 2006 Elizabeth was elected as Treasurer of Lincoln’s Inn. Elizabeth has been supporting Walking With The Wounded on legal matters since early 2012.
Richard is a full-time non-executive director with boards and advisory roles for a range of organisations, primarily in the media and tech sectors and is Chairman of the Eden Project in Cornwall. Richard was CEO of the Capital Radio Group PLC, then of the ITV Network; before becoming Director of Content and Strategy for the newly created RTL, the largest commercial broadcaster in Europe. Richard walked to the North Pole in 2011.
Co-Founder and CEO
Having served in the Royal Green Jackets in the 1980’s and 1990’s, seeing active service in Northern Ireland, Ed left the Army and spent some time in the financial world. Today he runs his own wine business based in Norfolk. Ed was part of the Walking with the Wounded North Pole expedition in 2011.
Fergus served with the Welsh Guards in the 1990’s seeing active service in Northern Ireland. He was also equerry to HRH The Prince of Wales. Having left the Army he worked in the recruitment and project management sectors, and ran his own business. Fergus joined the Walking With The Wounded team in June 2011.