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.

Major General Neil Marshall OBE
Chief Executive
  • Former Senior Advisor to United States Central Command and Director UK Higher Command and Staff Course. Joined the team in December 2018 from NorScot Consulting Ltd, an independent defence, leadership development and training support consultancy. 
  • A Director of the FPS Investment Company
  • Company Secretary of the FPS
Telephone:
Hugo Fletcher OBE
Chief of Staff
  • Formerly Army Colonel, late Parachute Regiment and employed barrister with immigration solicitors.
  • Campaigning and lobbying
  • Commercial activities
  • Press/Media enquiries
  • Editor Pennant Magazine
  • Editor e-newsletter
  • Secretary to the Council
Telephone: 020 7840 6612
Joanne Fitton-Bates
Head of Digital Engagement
  • Former Local Government Officer; Leisure Management with Steiner Leisure & Holmes Place,  and Marketing & Events with Capita
 
  • Runs Social Media, Maintains Website, News & Blog Feed
  • Newsletter edit & distribution
  • Pennant editorial team (advertising)
  • Partner Communications
Telephone: 020 7840 6611
Jacqueline Oakley
Office Manager
  • Office supporting functions (building and equipment)
  • All aspects of the Society’s day to finances
  • Company Secretary for the FPS Investment Company and FPSCF (Charitable Fund)
  • Health & Safety
  • Personnel
  • Meetings & Events
Telephone: 0207 840 6613
Wendy Bandeira
Pension Adviser
  • Formerly with BT before qualifying as a Personal Financial Adviser with a leading financial provider; More recently developed wholesale accounts department for a prominent sportswear provider
 
  • Part of the Pensions Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
Telephone: 020 7840 6610
Mike Davis
Pension Adviser
  • Over 35 years in Pensions Industry advising individuals and organisations on pension matters.Formerly with HSBC Actuaries & Consultants Ltd., JLT Benefit Solutions and others
 
  • Part of the Pension Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
Telephone: 020 7840 6615
Denis Mulholland
Pension Adviser
  • Former Army Captain with posts in England, Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Falklands and Germany; 5 years in the Banking sector concerned with pensions and investments to high net worth clients; Teacher in the lifelong learning sector teaching 16 plus learners; First Aid Instructor.
 
  • Part of the Pensions Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
Telephone: 020 7350 0110
Terry Anderson
Pension Adviser
  • Former Army Major and Regimental Administrative Officer  AGC(SPS) and WO1 RAPC & AGC (SPS)
 
  • Part of the Pensions Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
Telephone: 020 8017 9545
Mick Birrell
Pension Adviser
  • Former Army Major with over 30 years in the Army, including The Royal Corps of Transport (RCT), The Adjutant General’s Corps (Staff and Personnel Support) Branch.
 
  • Part of the Pensions Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
 
Telephone: 020 8017 9544
Alisa Lakeman-Ford
Pension Adviser
Former Army Major and Regimental Administration Officer 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards and 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery
  • Part of the Pensions Enquiry Team providing expert advice on the Armed Forces Pension Schemes to members
Telephone: 02078406618
Kate Goodchild
Roadshow Manager
  • Served in the Territorial Army and worked with Defence Business Services; Also a former Independent Financial Advisor.
 
  • Our point of contact for arranging and delivering roadshow engagements (briefings and displays) to serving audiences, including reserves, in the UK and overseas
 
Telephone: 07725 555 012
Andy Straw
Head of Membership
  • 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 7840 6617
Paddy Butler
Deputy Head of Membership
  • Former Army Warrant Officer from the AGC
  • Our deputy and point of contact for all membership issues
  • Maintaining the membership database
Telephone: 020 8017 1581
Harsha Vadgama
Membership Adviser
  • Membership database
  • Membership applications
Telephone: 020 7840 6616
Ceri Ball
Membership Adviser
  • Membership database
  • Membership applications
Telephone: 020 7840 6616