Welcome to our Winners at this years English Veterans Awards 2022!!


Massive thanks to everyone who attended this year’s English Veterans Awards hosted by Richard Wyeth and held at the Village Hotel and Leisure Club Portsmouth on the 7th September. The Awards were sponsored by Company X Consulting Ltd and in Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and The Royal Navy Royal Marines Charity! It was such a fantastic event with a great atmosphere in the room!

Well done to everyone who was nominated and shortlisted as finalists, we had a huge amount of applications and the shortlisting process was extremely difficult. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who put forward nominations, you are all doing amazing things in your relevant fields and you should be so proud of your achievements!

Extremely thankful and very honoured to have in attendance and hear from the Commodore Rob Belfied CBE and Col John Baynham OBE during the evening. It was lovely to have in the room the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Hugh Mason, Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth Marie Costa and David Richmond CBE

A special thanks also has to go to the Corps of drums of the Welsh Guards who were there supporting in their famous red Tunics and the team From MPCT Portsmouth Amber, John and Brandon.

We are so thankful to all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped put this amazing night together!

We want to Inspire our future service leavers that great things can happen. It’s you who will act as role models and in some cases mentors, remember Positivity breeds Positivity.

Our Winners are :

Veterans Awards Champion:  Lt Col Carl Meyer


Role Model of the Year- Sponsored by Print Inc 

Winner  – Anna Vere
Silver – Edward Dean
Bronze – Paul Hughes

Inspiration of the Year Award – Sponsored by GHN Property and Developments

Winner  – Chris Thrall
Silver – Ashley Winter
Bronze –   Darren Parker

The Community Awards – Sponsored by Strong mind Resiliency Training

Winner  – Matthew Ellmer
Silver – Anthony McDermott
Bronze – Brian Gregory


Contribution to the English Fitness Industry and Society – Sponsored by The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

Winner  -Jack Hearn
Silver – Sam Neil
Bronze – Gavin Smith

Health & Well-being Award  – Sponsored by  Company X Consulting 

Winner  – Anxious Minds
Silver – We are with you
Bronze – Tough Enough To Care

Leavers to Leaders Award  – Sponsored by BNI 

Winner  -Kieron Yeoman
Silver – Mark Thomas
Bronze – Johanna Hooper

Entrepreneur of the Year- Sponsored by Hugh James
Winner  – Henry Waterfield
Silver – Tom Newey
Bronze – Neil Jurd

Employer of the Year- Sponsored by Logistics and Security

Winner  – Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Silver – RB Safety Consultants Ltd
Bronze – FM Conway

Veteran Owned Business  of the Year- Sponsored by Veteran Trees 

Winner  – Veterans In Crisis
Silver – Challenge Coins UK Ltd
Bronze – imployable

Volunteer of the Year –  Sponsored by Pathfinder International Magazine

Winner  – Colin Gaylor
Silver – Dawn Civill-Williams
Bronze – Steven McDonald

Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by FDM

Winner  – Jack Hearn
Silver – John Scivier
Bronze – Derek Cole

Reservist of the Year Award –  Sponsored by Company X Consulting

Winner  – Lt Col Carl Meyer
Silver – Peter Kelly
Bronze – Chris Margett

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Shortlisted Finalists, remember its you who inspire our future service leavers – Keep an eye out on Facebook and our social media sites for pictures and videos of the evening coming soon!