Our senior management

RFEA’s operations are managed by a Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer (who is also Head of Veterans’ Services) and the Head of CTP Employment. They are supported by a Head of Business Support, Head of Finance and operational team managers.


photo of Alistair Halliday, RFEA's chief executive

Alistair Halliday joined RFEA as Chief Executive in January 2019.

A veteran of the Royal Navy, Alistair has worked in corporate business, government and the voluntary sectors, with extensive experience in media communications, strategy, change and business development. He has had high-level Corporate Communications experience in government, advised many charities, ran Raytheon’s training business, and commanded three ships. He recently set up and ran the acclaimed Forces Media Academy.

photograph of Chloe Mackay, RFEA's COO

Chloe Mackay is Chief Operating Officer of RFEA The Forces Employment Charity.

Chloe is responsible for RFEA’s Ex-Forces Programme providing employment support for all veterans, Project Nova, providing support to veterans in the Criminal Justice System and RFEA’s Families Programme providing employment support to spouses and partners of veterans and serving personnel. Chloe joined RFEA in 2016 from the cancer charity sector following roles as Head of Strategy at Macmillan and Breast Cancer Now. Before the charity sector she was a management consultant and worked for ten years for PriceWaterhouse Coopers and IBM.

photo of Lorraine Cadle

Lorraine Cadle is responsible for the delivery of RFEA’s services to the CTP contract. She works closely with Right Management and the MOD. Prior to this role, Lorraine held various employment-related posts with RFEA, both within CTP and the RFEA Head Office. Lorraine joined RFEA in 1999 following a short career in the Royal Navy.