Royal British Legion general counsel Luke Joannou has had a demanding first year in the job. 

In 2014 the charity took a lead role in the Poppies in the Moat installation, which marked the 100th anniversary of the First World War and attracted worldwide attention to armed forces charities.

A year later, the demands of regulatory scrutiny, financial pressure and compliance planning needed to make the global event happen have not eased off. Read his full interview here.

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