Our Head Office is in Victoria, London, and we have fundraising offices across the UK.  

Head Office

Army Benevolent Fund
Mountbarrow House
12 Elizabeth Street
London SW1W 9RB

Tel: 0207 901 8900
Email: [email protected]

*For grants and welfare enquiries, please visit our Get Help section.

Key contacts list:

Tim Hyams CB OBE, Chief Executive

The Chief Executive is the senior executive director of the Charity, operating with the authority delegated to him by the Board of Trustees, to enable accountable, effective and efficient leadership and management of the Army Benevolent Fund. He is responsible for advising the Board when it is determining its policies and priorities and for ensuring that these policies and priorities are implemented effectively.

Peter Monteith MBE, Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for the co-ordination of the Charity’s routine operations and is the lead for all planning activity. He is also the HR and IT/Data Director, the Company Secretary, Secretary to the Board of Trustees and the point of contact for the Royal Patrons. The COO also leads on all infrastructure and office accommodation issues.

If you would like to contact the COO, please email [email protected].

Temidayo Ajakaiye, Director of Finance

Responsible for the Strategic direction of the Charity’s finance. If you would like to contact the Finance Team, please email [email protected].


Tina Wick, Senior HR Manager is the principal contact for all recruitment activity within the charity.  If you would like to contact the HR Team, please email [email protected].

Communications & Marketing

Kath Mills, Interim Director of Comms and Marketing

Director of Communications & Marketing has overall responsibility for coordination and oversight of the charity’s marketing and communications activity. This includes brand management, marketing, external communications, PR and media, VIP and case study liaison, and ABF merchandise.

If you would like to contact the Communications Team, please email [email protected].

Charlie Mears, Assistant Director Marketing

Brand and product marketing strategy, campaign planning and support

Natasha Theobald, External Communications Manager

PR, media management and external communications.

For media enquiries, press releases, statements and spokespeople, please contact Natasha Theobald, External Communications Manager, via email [email protected] or telephone on 020 7901 8916.


The Army Benevolent Fund has provided a hi-res format of the charity’s logo for use in press and media material and fundraising literature.

Download here

For any questions on using our logo or other brand assets, please contact Jack Leggetter, Brand Officer via email at [email protected] or telephone at 02078113214.


Steve Oatley, Assistant Director, Events and Corporates

Overall responsibility for the teams and their outputs. If you would like to contact the Events Team, please email [email protected].



Overall responsibility for the teams and their outputs. If you would like to contact the Philanthropy Team, please email [email protected].



Responsible for the Community Fundraising Programme of Events, running the Charity Events Working Group and oversight of the County Committee and Volunteer Community Support.

Daniel Jones, Corporate Partnerships Manager

Enabling industry leading corporate partners to support the Army family, achieve corporate social responsibility objectives and engage staff through partnership with the Army’s national charity.

Daniel manages the charity’s national corporate partnerships, ranging from Cause-Related Marketing, Corporate Membership and staff fundraising to strategic partnerships.

If you would like to contact the Partnerships Team, please email [email protected].


Steve Thornton, Philanthropy Manager

Specialist in Trusts and Major Donors. The team have insights into giving trends and the funding climate. The team can help supply data for targeted proposals to potential sponsors and supporters.

If you would like to contact the Philanthropy Team, please email [email protected].


Emma manages the charity’s Gifts in Wills and In-memory income generation alongside marketing activities.

If you have any queries relating to legacy administration, in-memory giving, free Will writing services or how to pledge a gift in your Will please email [email protected]


Supporter Care. Batching, legacy admin, complaints handling, RE updating, Gift Aid, CAF – all matters to do with supporters and the charity.

If you would like to contact the Supporter Care Team, please email [email protected]

Grants & Welfare

Barney Haugh, Director of Grants & Welfare

The Grants Team is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a balanced and effective grants program. It acts as the Charity focal point/ first point of contact for all matters relating to our charitable awards including those to individuals and charity delivery partners. It provides the data source for staff across the charity relating to our grants program in the first instance via the XO.

If you are a charity and wish to get in touch go to: Grants to Charities

If you are an individual and wish to get in touch go to: Individual Grants

Fundraising Offices & Overseas Fundraising

Fundraising Offices

Our 11 fundraising offices are located on Army bases around the UK. Our staff organise a wide range of events to support the Army family and are on hand to help supporters wishing to plan their own fundraising activities.

If you are interested in events near you or want to find out more about volunteering, please contact your nearest office here.


Overseas Fundraising

Channel Islands Fundraising

For general enquiries for the Channel Islands, please contact:
the Army Benevolent Fund South West
Wyvern Barracks
Devon EX2 6AR
Tel: 01392 496 412
Email: [email protected]

For Jersey, please contact:
Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Nigel Smith
Honorary Chairman Jersey
Email: [email protected]

Cyprus Fundraising

For general enquiries for Cyprus, please contact:
the Army Benevolent Fund Scotland
The Castle
Tel: 0131 3105132
Email: [email protected]

For Cyprus, please contact:
Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Paul Morris
Chairman, Cyprus Committee
Email: [email protected]


The Soldiers Fund

The Soldiers Fund (formerly the British Soldiers Fund) is our partner charity in the United States. It promotes awareness and raises funds for British and American soldiers and their families.

The Soldiers Fund
711 Atlantic Avenue
Lower Level
Boston, MA 02111
Tel: 001 (617) 876 7500
Fax: 001 (617) 876 7575


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