We are honoured to have Her Majesty The Queen as our Patron. Our Vice Patron is Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall and our President is General Sir James Everard KCB CBE.

Our charity is proud to pledge its commitment to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant and last year received a Silver Award from the MOD’s Armed Forces Employment Recognition Scheme.

Our Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees exercises responsibility for the overall strategic direction, governance and management of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Our Chairman of the Board of Trustees is Lieutenant General (Ret’d) Philip Jones CB CBE DL. Find out more about our Trustees.

The Board delegates responsibility for the day-to-day running of the charity through the Chief Executive to the Senior Management Board. Our Chief Executive is Major General (Ret’d) Martin Rutledge CB OBE and our Chief of Staff is Brigadier (Ret’d) Peter Monteith, who also serves as Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

Click here to view our latest Annual Reports and Accounts.

Our Partners

We are proud to work in partnership with a number of charities and organisations, which deliver specialist help on our behalf. Here are just some of our partner charities.

Find out more about our grants to other charities. 

SSAFA - The Armed Forces charity
Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity

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The Royal British Legion
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