Our Patrons help inform the public about our work with the military family and emergency services and help raise much-needed funds, which make a massive difference to our clients lives.
Gary Lindsay is the Managing Director of AutoFlow, the market leading Automotive software company, specialising in Car body repair and insurer claims systems.
His working life has been within the Accident repair market. Sales and product innovation are Gary’s strengths and great success has been achieved not only in the UK, but also in EMEA. Under his stewardship AutoFlow has produced award winning products and services, recognised throughout the Industry
Gary is very much a family man, married for 32 years and having a daughter studying at Central St. Martins. A lifelong supporter of Manchester United, and an avid collector of anything Marc Newson, for relaxation Gary enjoys walking the family dog Tallulah (crazy Boxer), gardening, Power Kiting and as many holidays as possible.
I’ve been in the automotive industry in various guises since 1967, starting at the age of 15.
Having started as a technician and worked up to and through various management, training, advisory, and business development positions in the UK and overseas.
In the UK I am deputy chairman of the SMMT and work in conjunction with Training organisations including Ford Motor Company and the IMI on industry accreditations and apprenticeships. I have also been part of the industry expert working group responsible for the British Standard for the collision repair sector.
I was part of the Ford team that won the Manufacturer of the Year Awards presented by Bodyshop Magazine and the Autobody Professionals Club (ABP) and in 2014 I was honored to be presented with a Industry Lifetime Achievement Award.
Giving back is something I have endeavored to do over the years and have completed endurance cycle rides to raise funds to take youngsters to football competitions, and took part in the Ford Ranger Great Lakeland Challenge raising over £10,000 for worthy causes and in my younger days completing marathons, half marathons and fun runs – before the joints gave out.
I am honored to asked to be a patron for Save Our Soldier and looking forward to working on our exciting new project.
Paul FisherPaul Fisher is the Managing Director of Reliable Networks who provide IT managed services to charities and corporates across the UK which he set up in 2005.
He was a Royal Navy Clearance Diver and after 11 years he left the military after a road traffic accident and ended up in the IT industry in 1998. Paul has benefited from the services of Save Our Soldier and also still has his best friend alive due to the excellent work of the charity. He is driven by the work that the charity does and would like to engage any corporates to discuss how we would work with them to increase their productivity and also to highlight the work and services that the charity can provide.
Craig is a multiple author, speaker, entrepreneurial coach and television consultant. Craig is an inspiring coach and presenter with a broad range of incredible past experiences and challenges to call upon. He received three commendations for bravery and leadership leading teams of elite snipers and soldiers in high-stress environments during operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, the Balkans and Central Africa. Highly efficient and strategic, Craig has a proven track record in SME growth and business leadership and is considered a market leader and industry transformer in the health, fitness and wellness arena.
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