Sue Pillar was appointed as an Independent Board Member in January 2014.
Sue is the Director Volunteers Operations with SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association), a world-wide welfare charity supporting the Armed Forces, Veterans and their families. Before this, she was a serving army officer, retiring as Lieutenant Colonel, the Commanding Officer of 3 Military Intelligence Battalion.
Commissioned from Sandhurst in 1994, Sue has served on operational tours across the globe. She has been part of intelligence teams working in the aftermath of 9/11 in US Central Command, operations in Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan and contingency planning in Guyana, Malaysia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.