We work with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust and a number of other charities. As a medical charity we are governed by a board of non-executive trustees and regulated by the Care Quality Commission
East Anglian Air Ambulance (Trading) Limited - Company number: 04136827
The Care Quality Commision (CQC)
The CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. It makes sure organisations such as EAAA provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourages care services to improve.
It monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety. Reports and performance ratings are published on their website.
Sir William Cubitt was appointed a trustee in September 2015. He retired from the Army in 2011 having served for 34 years in various roles and locations.
Stephanie previously played an active role in government while living and working in Hong Kong. She heard about East Anglian Air Ambulance through supporters of the charity on her return to Cambridge and decided to become involved herself.
Sarah is a chartered accountant and was a partner with Ernst & Young in London until 2008. She is an experienced non executive director and is Chairman of The Wine Society and former chairman of Ipswich Building Society
Tom has been a trustee of EAAA since June 2017. As well as his work with us, Tom has been a Director at South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership since 2011.
Nigel is a Chartered Accountant and was formerly a partner with both KPMG and Grant Thornton. He is now Chairman of AF, the farmer’s buying Co-operative and the R C Snelling Charitable Trust, a charity that owns the Snelling Group of businesses.
Mrs Penelope Walkinshaw DL is a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire and was High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire in 2012. She read Politics and French at Sussex University and founded her first business, Born to Spend, in the 1980s. She worked in the bespoke travel business as a cultural guide and developed a market from the USA.
Duncan works in Cambridge for Mills and Reeve Solicitors and is a partner in the healthcare and regulatory team. He advises and supports healthcare organisations in respect of compliance with a wide range of statutory requirements such as those enforced by the Care Quality Commission; the Police; the Health and Safety Executive; and the Information Commissioner.
Roger Holden has been a trustee of EAAA since December 2016. Before this, Roger was also a member of our finance committee. He is currently the Managing Partner at Hansells Solicitors and Financial Advisors.