Forces Pension Society

Fighting for the forces and their families

Executive staff

The executive staff operates from the Society’s offices at Vauxhall in London.

John Pitt-Brooke CB
General Secretary
  • Former Director-General Secretariat at the Army’s Land Headquarters in Wilton and Upavon
  • Former Private Secretary to the Minister of State, the Permanent Secretary, and then the Secretary of State
  • 40 years at the Ministry of Defence as a Civil Servant, with periods in the Northern Ireland Office and the Cabinet Office
  • A director of the FPS Investment Company
  • Company Secretary of the FPS
  • Editor of Pennant magazine
Contact via Beverley McBean
Telephone: 020 7582 0469
Hugo Fletcher OBE
Assistant General Secretary
  • Colonel - late Parachute Regiment
  • Formerly barrister at Gherson Immigration and Human Rights Lawyers, 2012-13
  • Deputy Commander 16 Air Assault Brigade
  • Campaigning and lobbying
  • Commercial activities
  • Editor of the website and e-newsletter
  • Secretary to the Council
Telephone: via Joanne Fitton-Bates: 020 7820 8225
David Marsh
Pensions Secretary
  • Lieutenant Commander RN
  • Our expert on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes
  • Principal respondent to pension enquiries from members
Telephone: 0207 735 0110
Anthony Henderson
Assistant Pensions Secretary
  • Major
  • Over 30 years in the Army
  • Ex Royal Army Pay Corps and Adjutant General\'s Corps (Staff and Personnel Support Branch)
  • SO2 SPS at HQ 145(S) Bde prior to retirement in 2013
  • Assistant to David Marsh providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes and respondent to pension enquiries from members
Telephone: 020 7820 9988
Andrew Straw
Membership Secretary
  • Commander RN
  • Formerly COO of an international maritime Trade Association
  • Over 34 years in the RN including two appointments in the
  • MOD dealing with Pay, Pensions and Allowances
  • Our main point of contact for all membership issues
  • Maintaining the membership database
Telephone: 020 7820 9988
Donald Kirkpatrick
Marketing Manager
  • 26 years in the Army plus marketing communications appointments with Charles Kendal Associates, Moving Technologies Ltd., Royal Mail Group and JDi Advertising Ltd.
  • Our point of contact for marketing issues and speaking engagements
Telephone: 020 7582 1070
Stuart Hermelin
Support Manager
  • Company Secretary FPS Investment Company and FPSCF
  • Finance, personnel, logistics, office contracts and real estate
  • Pennant setting and repro
  • Administrating the FPS Group Health Scheme
Telephone: 020 7582 1070
Beverley McBean
PA to the General Secretary
Assistant Editor of Pennant
Telephone: 020 7582 0469
Joanne Fitton-Bates
Executive Assistant
  • Executive Team Support
  • Pennant – Commercial Ads, Member Services, Books and Retails Sales
  • Website Maintenance
  • Event Management
  • Office Administration
Telephone: 020 7820 8225
Harsha Vadgama
Assistant Membership Secretary
  • Membership database
  • Membership applications
Telephone: 020 7820 9988