Together we can


Julian Forth

Julian Forth


Julian has worked in the Defence Sector since graduating and so has a close affinity to the Armed Services. Now retired, he brings over 40 years’ experience of engineering, managing and marketing to the charity.

Allen Parton

Allen Parton with his assistance dog EJ, wearing a Hounds for Heroes dog coat.

Founder and Vice Chairman

Allen was inspired to set up Hounds for Heroes after being partnered with Endal, a yellow Labrador assistance dog, following an injury while serving in the Royal Navy. Read more about our history 

Katrina Young

Katrina brings a wealth of medical and management experience to the charity. She trained as a general and paediatric nurse before working for many years managing care homes in the elderly care sector. Katrina retired to help look after her grandchildren.