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Our spokespeople

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Our spokespeople

If you're looking for a quote or an interview, SSAFA's expert spokespeople can offer insight into the issues that affect serving men and women, veterans and their families.

Contact our press team to arrange an interview.

Lt Gen Sir Andrew Gregory KBE CB

Lt Gen Sir Andrew Gregory KBE CB

Controller, SSAFA

Lt Gen Sir Andrew Gregory KBE CB retired from the British Army in April 2016 after thirty five years’ service, most recently as Chief of Defence People at the Ministry of Defence. He was previously Director General Personnel and Military Secretary and served in a range of command and staff roles in Germany, Northern Ireland and the Balkans. He was Deputy Commander of 1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division during the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Julie McCarthyJulie McCarthy

Director of Volunteer Operations

As Director of Volunteer Operations at SSAFA, Julie’s role oversees the volunteer network of some 92 branches and 68 in-service committees across the UK and overseas, our specialist services such as mentoring, personnel leaving the services, and our work with veterans in the criminal justice system.  Julie is a former chief executive of the Army Families Federation and the wife of a serving member of the British Army.