Forces Pension Society

Fighting for the forces and their families

Chairman & Council


  • Vice Admiral Peter Wilkinson CB CVO – Former Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Personnel); Chairman of Seafarers UK.


  • Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Burton OBE – former Air Officer Administration and Air Officer Directly Administered Units. Bursar and Clerk to the Governors of Sevenoaks School.
  • Lieutenant General Sir Gerry Berragan KBE CB  - commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1979, Director-General of Army Personnel in February 2011 and Adjutant-General in August 2012
  • Claire Foxley BSc (Hons), PGCE, MA(Ed), CMgr – 24 years in the Army Education and Training Services; now Chief Executive of the Royal Artillery Centre for Personal Development
  • Warrant Officer Simon Goddard – 30 years RN serving during the conflicts in the Middle East and the Balkans, and on land in the MoD and Commander-in-Chief Fleet. Now Membership Sec at ARNO
  • Group Captain Bill Mahon – Full career as a logistic officer in the RAF. Now Chief Executive with the RAF Families Federation.
  • Captain Tim Martin OBE  MSc MA  LLB FRSA FCMI RN – Full career in the RN including qualification as a barrister and social worker. Now Chief Executive with SBA the Solicitors’ Charity
  • Warrant Officer 1 Graeme Spark MBE - former Chief of the Air Staff’s Warrant Officer. 30 Years RAF Police; currently Armed Forces Covenant Manager at RAF Families Federation
  • Lieutenant Colonel Frances West MA FCMI – 21 years military career following command of 6th Regiment RMP based in N. Ireland and then 4th Regiment RMP HQ in Aldershot Now; 3 years at Purbeck District Council as Head of Legal and Democratic Services and then General Manager of Council’s Public Health and Housing; now Head of Welfare at Help for Heroes
  • Group Captain Jonathan Wheeler OBE BA Dip FM – 25 years RAF, Commissioned  into the Admin Branch, 10 years as Bursar at Worksop College, currently Pensions Trustee with the Pensions Trust
  • Commander Bob Williams OBE LLB - Full Career Commission in the Royal Navy from 1971-2007; currently Consultant Barrister – Armed Forces