Guest Speaker, Gemma Gardner
Gemma is a hugely inspirational woman, who has shown absolute determination to not only help herself following a devasting setback, but to use her experiences and challenges, to help others. She has personally gone into battle with the Army, to make changesm ensuring soldiers get the support they need, prior to returning to civilian life.
Gemma founded Direct Transitioning help, a not for profit organisation, after first hand experience of mental barriers, following her medical discharge from the British Army.
She subsequently runs her own business, HD Consultancy. Through HD, Gemma combines her military experience and her understanding of transition, to help others manage change in a positive way. Gemma shares her expertise on the issue of managing change with organisations around the country. Gemma’s services include corporate training, mentoring, motivational speaking and women's coaching.
Gemma Gardner is a gifted and inspiring speaker, with a passion to help others overcome change and achieve their ambitions. As well as speaking nationally and running DTH and HD, Gemma is also a Non Executive director for Step Forward Housing RP - who provide affordable housing in the North West to military personnel past and currently in the process of achieving her degree in aplied psychology and CPD accreditations as a speaker.
Gemma knows only to well what the road to recovery looks like and how you to can make a real difference on your journey.