A recording of the launch event for Lifting Our Sights: Beyond 2030 – the impact of future trends on the transition of our Armed Forces Community from military to civilian life, is now available to watch.

The launch event, which took place on 27th May 2021, highlighted the findings of the report, and included a panel of experts discussing the implications for the Armed Forces Community over the next decade and beyond.

Susannah Streeter compered the event, with speakers including:

  • Tobias Ellwood MP
  • Air Vice-Marshal Ray Lock CBE, Chief Executive, Forces in Mind Trust
  • Patrick Harris, Director, Future Agenda
  • Dr Robin Pharoah, Director, Future Agenda
  • Nick Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Travis Perkins plc
  • Adrian Peters, Head of Transition, Career Transition Partnership
  • Melanie Waters, Chief Executive, Help for Heroes
  • Kate Davies, Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Referral Centres, NHS England
  • Councillor Izzi Seccombe OBE, Leader of Warwickshire County Council
  • Air Vice-Marshal Chris Elliot, Controller, RAF Benevolent Fund
  • Fiona Smith and Mike Dodd, veterans

You can download the reports, find the toolkit and explore the findings at https://www.liftingoursights.org.uk/