MEET THE TEAM
Our team of salaried staff and volunteers are often drawn from those that have been through our programmes and activities.
TONY WRIGHT (CEO)
Tony Wright, Founder & Chief Executive of Forward Assist joined the Royal Marines in 1978 and medically discharged in 1981 after seriously injuring his shoulder during basic training.
As an Early Service Leaver (ESL) he has firsthand knowledge of how difficult it is for many former servicemen and women to re-establish themselves back into the civilian community after discharge from the Armed Forces. He is particularly supportive of those veterans that suffer from Post Traumatic Stress or other difficulties relating to adjustment and assimilation.… more
PAULA EDWARDS (WOMEN VETERANS PROJECT LEAD)
Paula Edwards joined Team Forward Assist in November 2017. Paula has over 15 years' clinical mental health experience across a variety of settings.
These include inpatient, crisis intervention, large voluntary organisations and private practise. Paula has completed... more
JEAN TAMS (BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR)
Jean Tams joined Forward Assist shortly after completing her school GCSE Exams. Jean has completed her Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship with the organisation.
Jean is delighted to be part of Team Forward Assist and is looking forward to developing her skills & experience.