Our Team

Our team consists of several seasoned veterans, family, friends, volunteers, and skilled professionals. All the team have the same ethos, we are all committed to helping our veterans get the most out of a new career after life in the Armed Forces!

Team Members

Major Ian Battersby, Chair of our Trustees 

“I am a serving member of HM forces, having served for a total of 40 years. I started my career in the Army as a Gunner (Private Soldier), having worked my way through the ranks serving in the UK, overseas and on Operations in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. I was fortunate enough to achieve the pinacol of a soldier’s career, and Read More...

Janice Gurney, Chief Programmes Officer

‘I am currently a Reservist in the Royal Naval Reserve serving for 9 years, before joining the reserves I served 25 years in the Royal Navy. I started my career in the Royal Navy as a Sonar Operator on submarines although it was interesting it was not really for me. I changed my Job and after retraining become a Gunnery and Missile rating. Read More...

Darren Wright, Founder and Chief Executive

‘’Darren was a Gunner Para and served in Afghanistan, Kenya and various other places around the world. Darren came up with the concept for Veterans Into Logistics after he came to the realisation that more needs to be done for service-leavers and veterans who are struggling.Read More...

Leilah Wright, Media Supervisor

‘’My favourite childhood memories were from when I lived on Thorney Island (Baker Barracks) while my Dad was serving in the Army. I remember my Dad showing me and my sisters footage of disadvantaged children from his tour in Afghanistan and he told us to collect all our unused toys and clothes for him to give out to the kids while he was out there.Read More...

Billy Quiqq, Patron

“For over thirty years Billy has been involved in Learning and Development, loves working with both groups and individuals, whilst also advising and reviewing training functions within organisations

‘I am immensely proud and excited to be working with Veterans into Logistics, an organisation whose values and ethos mirror my own. Read More...

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Get in touch with us today by submitting our online enquiry form and a member of the VTA team will contact you back. Once done, this will enable us to start the process of getting you your LGV licence and more importantly getting you into work once qualified.

Alternatively, email your enquiry to us at; info@veteransintologistics.org.uk

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