Lieutenant General Andrew Gregory announced as Chairman of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is delighted to announce that Lieutenant General Andrew Gregory has taken over as the Chairman of Trustees from Major General Peter Sheppard, who has been the Chairman since March 2011.
Having served in the British Army since 1981, Lieutenant General Gregory is the Chief of Defence People (CDP). He has served in a number of command and staff roles within the Army, including as the Director General Personnel and Military Secretary. He has undertaken operational tours in Northern Ireland, the Balkans and as Deputy Commander of 1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division during the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Commenting on Lieutenant General Gregory’s appointment, Brigadier (Ret’d) Robin Bacon, Chief of Staff ABF The Soldiers’ Charity said: “We want to thank Peter for all his hard work, dedication and steadfast stewardship of the Charity whilst he was our Chairman, and are delighted that Lieutenant General Gregory will be taking on this important role. The Charity is at the forefront of providing help for those soldiers and veterans who are in need of assistance, and Lieutenant General Gregory is extremely experienced and well placed to help drive the Charity forward.”