Richard joined The Not Forgotten in September 2022, coming to us from the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) where he was Head of Engineering Services.
Before that Richard served in the British Army for 25 years, Commissioned into the Royal Engineers from RMA Sandhurst in 1994.
Following service in Airborne Commando and Gurkha units, he later instructed at RMA Sandhurst and commanded The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers Regiment. During his Army career he served on operations globally, including multiple tours of Afghanistan. His final appointment was Head of British Army International Interoperablilty Programme. He is currently Chairman of The Queen’s Gurkha Engineers Association.
Richard is married with two teenage children and lives in Surrey. His interests are both challenging and practical: telemark skiing, kayaking, surfing, cycling and motorsport.
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Rosie has been our Head of Events since 1998 and during that time has met many thousands of veterans – all of whom inspire her. Rosie’s passions are any outdoors activity – except sailing! She has a real love of animals, especially her beloved cocker spaniel, Bridie. When not working – which is rare – she is busy raising money in a variety of ways for The Not Forgotten.
She has completed 24 marathons, many half marathons and several long distance challenges. In 2017 she fulfilled a long-held ambition to successfully complete the Marathon Des Sables “The Toughest Footrace on Earth” and is now the proud owner of a much treasured medal.
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Anne joined The Not Forgotten in 1999. She previously worked for the United Nations in Geneva, New York and Damascus before returning to England as P.A. to the President of a large international record company.
Anne helps Rosie to organise the charity’s busy programme of activities, liaising with veterans’ organisations and our beneficiaries as well as representing the charity at events. She has a daughter and two stepchildren and enjoys walking, chalk painting, trips to the theatre, visiting museums and exhibitions.
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Louise joined The Not Forgotten team on a part-time freelance basis in September 2022. She has 15 years’ experience in marketing and communications; initially specialising in the cultural sector in roles in London theatre and museums, before setting up on a freelance basis to work with a whole variety of businesses, organisations and charities from small start-ups to multinational brands.
Married to an RAF veteran, with four children under 10, Louise’s years of experience as a ‘military wife’ gives her a real personal connection to and passion for the aims and activities of The Not Forgotten and she is enjoying lending her expertise to such a fantastic organisation.
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Having worked at the MoD for 3 decades, Ian lived in Croatia for a couple of years before returning to the UK and joining The Not Forgotten. His main role as Grants Officer is the vital task of generating the income needed for our events, by applying to civilian and military organisations for funding.
Now residing in a small village in Northern Lincolnshire, Ian spends his free time enjoying the great outdoors – be it walking, running or cycling and avidly following any cricket he can find.
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Moises is a man of many trades. From bus driver to restauranteur, Moises wears many hats. In The Not Forgotten, Moises is the man who handles our TV Licenses, whilst supporting Joseph in the finance department.
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Karlie joined The Not Forgotten in 2019 with 12 years’ experience in the charity sector, where she has fine tuned her office management skills. Karlie is responsible for making sure our office runs smoothly, covering everything from the database to making sure we have enough ink in the printer. Karlie is often the friendly voice on the other end of the phone when you give us a call to discuss your registration with the charity, and ensures that your details are up to date for any events that you may be attending.
Having grown up in Cyprus, Karlie moved to London aged 24 and now lives in south east London, where she loves walking, reading, swimming and spending time with her two grown up sons.
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Lorraine joined The Not Forgotten as an official volunteer in 2015, following a successful career in Retail Merchandising and Supply Chain. With her wealth of experience and expertise in the retail industry, Lorraine became a part-time member of staff in September 2016 to help us launch our hugely popular webstore.
When not acting as The Not Forgotten’s guru on all things merchandise-related, Lorraine can be found walking Pelé the Hungarian Vizsla or learning Spanish with her husband Barry and two children, Benjamin and Sienna.
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