Jenny Ward – Bio
Health & Wellbeing and Covenant Policy Adviser
Jenny Ward has worked within the Armed Forces community for more than 30 years, having started as a Civil Servant in the Ministry of Defence. Since 2007 she has primarily worked in support of Armed Forces families, initially as the Evidence Manager for the RAF Families Federation and then as the Armed Forces Covenant lead and Regional Team Manager for the Naval Families Federation (NFF).
Jenny now represents the NFF within the policy areas of health and wellbeing and the Armed Forces Covenant. She is a member of the NHS England Armed Forces Public Patient Voice Advisory Group and the DHSC UK Health of our Service Families Working Group. Jenny has a particular interest in improving mental health support services for Armed Forces families and is currently leading the Headspace App pilot project, which is being delivered by the NFF in partnership with the Royal Navy.