International Men’s Day 2023 Discussion – Adaptability & Progression After Leaving the Armed Forces
Date / Time: Thursday, November 16th, 12:00 to 13:00hrs
Overview: Join us for an engaging one-hour discussion in celebration of International Men’s Day 2023. We will delve into the topics of “Adaptability” and “Progression” after transitioning from the Armed Forces to civilian life.
Adaptability: The transition to civilian life often comes with its unique challenges. Our discussion will explore the expectations of the civilian community, acceptance by the community, and the pressures of adapting to a world that can be both challenging and daunting. We will address the complexities of leaving military service and the need to navigate this new terrain.
Progression: Leaving the structured environment of military service can be a significant life change. We will discuss the adaptability of veterans as they enter civilian life and explore the challenges they encounter during this transition. Our aim is to shed light on the preparation provided by military service and how it aids individuals in their journey to where they are today. How do veterans develop and progress toward a more advanced state of well-being?
After exiting the RAF, Pete moved to Egypt to manage a multinational diving centre. Upon returning to the UK, he worked in the Recruitment Industry and established his recruitment company from 2002 to 2014. From 2014 to 2018, he held various director roles and, in 2018, initiated the launch of Space To Talk CIC, supporting people in the community struggling with Mental Health.
Rod has a diverse background, including various entrepreneurial ventures and experience in the military. He is currently involved with Space 2 Talk CIC and aims to work with Military Veterans in the near future.
Mark’s journey includes serving in the Armed Forces, working internationally, and now being a valuable part of Amazon, where he supports the military community and has progressed from packing to leading his own department.
Stuart’s career reflects his proficiency in fast-paced, high-pressure environments. His skills encompass scoping and delivering Professional Services, and he has collaborated with global partners to provide support across a diverse range of globally recognized hardware solutions and software suites.
More speakers will be confirmed for this thought-provoking discussion. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights into the challenges and successes of veterans transitioning to civilian life. Mark your calendars for November 16th and join us in celebrating International Men’s Day 2023.