Supporting Our Wounded Into Work

Raising funds to retrain and re-skill our wounded and support them in finding new careers outside the Military. You can help by making a donation or fundraising for the charity.

Who We Are

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The Trustees & Management Team

Simon Daglish

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

Trustee
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 Turpin

Trustee
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, MFFLM, MD, FRCPsych Professor of Defence Mental Health

Trustee

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 165 scientific papers and book chapters. As well as being a trustee with Walking with the Wounded, he is also the President of the UK Psychological Trauma Society and the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Presidential Lead for Military and Veterans Health. He also directs March on Stress which is a privately owned psychological health consultancy.

Harriet Parker

Trustee
Harriet was instrumental in setting up the Charity with her husband Ed in 2010 and has been a trustee from the charities inception. Harriet is fully involved in the day to day work of the charity.

James Hibbert

Trustee

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. Prior to setting up Dress2Kill, James was recruited into Austin Reed as a Development Director and created ‘The Q Club’ with ambassadors such as Andrew Straus (England Cricket Captain). This was the first clothing club of its kind and included a member’s lounge at their flagship store on Regent Street. James increased bespoke suiting and hire by more than 50% year on year throughout the country. Since then he’s developed a number of ideas in partnership with the CEO of House of Fraser including The Great Retail Revival Foundation.

Flora McLean

Trustee
Flora is a Partner in the structured and asset finance team at Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London.

Emma Peters

Trustee

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

Trustee

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.

Guy Disney

Trustee

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.

Management Board

Edward Parker

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. Ed was part of the Walking With The Wounded North Pole expedition in 2011 and the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge in 2013.

Andrew Cook

Director of Fundraising
Andrew’s background is in strategic development and fundraising, working primarily within the media and communications sectors delivering campaigns across the private, public and not for profit sectors. More recently he has developed a number of corporate responsibility strategies for brands focusing specifically on developing partnerships within the Third sector. Andrew joined the charity in September 2012.

Fergus Williams

Director of Operations
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.

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