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Trustees

Len Flint

Len Flint.

Co-chair

Len Flint brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the charity. Before retiring to Hampshire, he worked for 42 years in the IT industry in engineering, sales and management. Len is also a very keen golfer and devoted pet owner.

Julian Forth

Julian Forth

Co-chair

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 

Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown.

Amanda was admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society of England and Wales in 1996.  She retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2017, after 17 years service in Army Legal Services.  She now lives near Bath and, as a non-practising solicitor, works in Business Banking for HSBC. In addition to her general legal knowledge, she brings to the charity experience of risk management. Amanda is the daughter of a retired police officer and her sister is a serving police officer, so she has an affinity with both the armed forces and the emergency services.

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong

Trustee

Sarah spent her early career as a veterinary surgeon – initially in a Gloucestershire mixed practice then moving into the pet care industry in sales and business development roles.  She developed an interest in the ‘people’ side of business and after a stint in operational management moved into HR where she has spent the last 20 years working with a wide variety of organisations providing operational, strategic and change management leadership and support.

Wayne Palmer

Wayne Palmer

Associate Trustee

Wayne Palmer is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Business, Computing and Management at Bucks New University. He runs a military programme for the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. Before becoming a Lecturer, Wayne was an Officer in the Royal Air Force, he still serves as a Reservist on 7644 (Public Relations) Squadron. Wayne is one of the original founding members of the charity.