The co-founder of a veterans’ suicide prevention network backed by Prince Harry is facing calls to resign over claims of misuse of funds and inappropriate relationships.
Stephen James, 33, launched All Call Signs following the tragic death of a former soldier in his old regiment. The award-winning company runs SOS services for traumatised troops and is credited with saving many lives.
Speaking to the Mail last night, Mr James admitted ‘things could have been done better’ on the financial side of the business. He denied any misconduct but refused to comment on ‘individual transactions’ from company accounts.
Disputes over the management of All Call Signs are understood to have led another co-founder Dan Arnold, and Vivienne Marshall, the mother of a soldier whose suicide inspired the formation of the company, to quit in recent months.
Meeting: Harry and Meghan meet Vivienne Marshall at an awards ceremony in 2019
All Call Signs Limited was set up in October 2018 following the death of Afghan war veteran Danny Johnson, 35, who killed himself after losing a battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The former infantryman, who also served in Iraq and Bosnia, was found dead in woods near his home in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, three days after his disappearance.
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