We were extremely sorry to hear that our President, Sir Hugh Cunningham, died on 12 September 2019, aged 97.
Sir Hugh will be remembered as a highly respected longstanding supporter of the charity. Former Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff, Sir Hugh was a trustee of Clouds – one of three charities that merged to form Action on Addiction – from 1992-2004, becoming Life President of the merged charity in 2007. Sir Hugh’s late wife, Lady Jill Cunningham, was also President of Action on Addiction until her death, having been a trustee of Clouds, as well as of the Chemical Dependency Centre, another predecessor charity. Our thoughts are very much with Sir Hugh’s family at this time.