Type of Fellowship: Specialist
Year of Fellowship: 2017
Forces In Mind Trust
Vikki is the Executive Officer in the Grants and Welfare Team at ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Working primarily with the grants awarded to charities,Vikki manages the data analysis and outcomes that illustrate the impact that the charity’s funding has on the wider Army family.
She has worked in the military charity sector for ten years in areas such as welfare, mental health and employment. This includes positions as a Welfare Officer for both Defence Medical Welfare Service and Combat Stress, and as a Specialist Employment Consultant working within a Personnel Recovery Unit specifically with Wounded, Injured and Sick personnel, either in the process of, or having been medically discharged to support them in their transition into civilian life and employment. Vikki has lived and worked alongside her military colleagues in mainland UK, Northern Ireland and Afghanistan, which has given her a privileged insight into the challenges that they and their families face.
Current principal role: Executive Officer
Current principal organisation: ABF The Soldiers' Charity