We are the only national Service charity that supports limbless veterans for the duration of their lives, offering financial and emotional support to them and their families. Since WW1 we have worked tirelessly to guarantee that our limbless veterans are not failed, forgotten or to left to fend for themselves.
Meet our Team.
Barry Le Grys MBE
Barry Le Grys assumed the role of Chief Executive at Blesma in March 2014. Prior to joining Blesma he commanded national and international forces up to brigade formation level, and seen operational service on four continents.
Ian joined Blesma following a 26 year Army career. Commissioned in to the Royal Army Educational Corps in 1986, Ian went on to serve with 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles in Brunei, Hong Kong and Nepal.
Director of Membership Services
Heather has worked in the military charity sector since 2005, following an 18 year career as an officer in the WRNS/Royal Navy.
Associate Director of Fundraising
Barbara joined Blesma in October 2014 with more than 11 years experience in the charity sector working previously for the NHS and Mind.