North of England Regional Employer Engagement Director (REED)
Gary delivers advice and support on employing members of the Armed Forces community within the region and enables organisations to develop a mutually beneficial working relationship with the Ministry of Defence. Gary builds on the successful SaBRE (Supporting Britain's Resevists and thier Employers) information campaign and condinues Defence's work with Reservists, thier Employers and those organisations who wish to partner Defence.
Gary, who was a previously commissioned Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force, has been deployed on Operations including Op Provide Comfort and Op Herrick as a Personnel and Administrative Officer and spent his last tour of duty as Officer Commending Force Development Training Squadron at RAF Linton on Ouse before retiring in 2010.
Gary actively encourages employers to be supportive of Defence and the Armed Forces and can be contacted to discuss any employer or Reservist issue or regarding networking events that aim to support the Defence People agenda.
Tel: 0191 3836260
Fax: 0191 3480918
Gary McLafferty Squadron Leader (Retired)