Patrons

Major General Gerry Berragan CB (48B Arborfield)
Gerry Berragan was Director General of the RAOC, the Colonel Commandant of the RLC and Chairman of the RAOC Charitable Trust. He served as an Army Apprentice at Arborfield Army Apprentices School between 1948 and 1951, passing out in July and qualifying for REME.

His early strong support since the inception of the project and his words of wisdom have always been much appreciated.

Major General John Stokoe CB CBE (63 Harrogate)
John is a former Major General in the British Army, having enlisted as an Army Apprentice at Harrogate in 1963. Following a career in Royal Signals, culminating in the appointment of Deputy Commander in Chief UK Land Forces, he retired from the Army in 1999 aged 51. Since then he has followed a career in the commercial world in the construction, infrastructure services and IT sectors, operating at both business unit and Board level. He currently chairs companies in the Construction and Voluntary sectors and is an experienced non executive director in the Health sector. In his spare time he writes and lectures extensively on business leadership, business transformation and senior client relationship management. He enjoys sailing, painting, walking and spending time with his family. John and his wife, Jenny, live in Dorset.