Tony Wright

Fellow’s Profile

Tony Wright

Photograph of Tony Wright

Fellow’s Profile

Tony Wright

Photograph of Tony Wright

Interventions for armed forces veterans with multiple and complex needs

Fellowship

Themes

Focus

Supporting armed service veterans with resettlement and support services to return to civilian life

Countries

Fellowship year

2011

Locality

North East

Biography

Tony joined the Royal Marines in 1978 and was medically discharged in 1981. A qualified Social Worker, Probation Officer and Home Office Adviser, Tony created About Turn CIC in 2009 to support veterans involved with the Criminal Justice System. Following his 2011 Fellowship, Tony focused on supporting combat veterans who had difficulty accessing trauma-informed care and support, establishing Forward Assist in 2013 and Salute Her UK in 2021.

Over the last five years he has been particularly supportive of veterans who have survived Military Sexual Assault and suffer from Moral Injury, Post Traumatic Stress and Military Sexual Trauma. Tony describes himself as a political activist, campaigner and agent of change.

Activity

editorial

October 2023 Fellow's update: Tony Wright

Tony Wright (CF 2011), Founder and CEO of Forward Assist has reported that The Company of Communicators’ 2023 Clarity in Charity in Communications Award has been won by Forward Assist for its campaigns raising the profile of women veterans’ and their struggle against sexual harassment and bullying in the military.

By Tony Wright, 2023

Disclaimer

All Reports are copyright © the author. The moral right of the author has been asserted. The views and opinions expressed by any Fellow are those of the Fellow and not of the Churchill Fellowship or its partners, which have no responsibility or liability for any part of them.

Activity

editorial

October 2023 Fellow's update: Tony Wright

Tony Wright (CF 2011), Founder and CEO of Forward Assist has reported that The Company of Communicators’ 2023 Clarity in Charity in Communications Award has been won by Forward Assist for its campaigns raising the profile of women veterans’ and their struggle against sexual harassment and bullying in the military.

By Tony Wright, 2023

Disclaimer

All Reports are copyright © the author. The moral right of the author has been asserted. The views and opinions expressed by any Fellow are those of the Fellow and not of the Churchill Fellowship or its partners, which have no responsibility or liability for any part of them.

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