Our Board of Trustees are all volunteers who donate their time to help the charity achieve its aims.
They hold the management team to account, ensuring decisions are made in the best interests of the charity. Our current trustees come from a wide range of professions including legal, financial, and health care sectors.
Alan works as a Design Lead & Engineering Specialist for Caterpillar, based in Peterborough. Prior to this, he has worked with different UK, USA and German based Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers for over 15 years. During that time, Alan has held leadership roles in NPI, Engineering and Development, Multinational product development programmes, influenced strategic company direction and worked on European consolidation projects.
With his involvement within the Agriculture world, both on a personal and professional level Alan understands the challenges associated with accessing and delivering critical care people in remote areas. The Air Ambulance has always been something he has admired and valued. In joining the charity, he wants to work to ensure the vital service they provide is able to continue.
Graham had a 35 year career in Senior Leadership Roles in commodity marketing, industrial processing and food ingredient manufacturing. He became Managing Director of Cargill PLC in 1996 and led the company for 12 years, during which time he also assumed responsibility for Cargill’s European McDonalds supply chain businesses.
In 1998 he was appointed as a governor of the University of Lincoln and served on Finance and Resources, Governance and Nominations and Remuneration Committees. He was elected as Chairman of the Board of Governors in 2009, a position he held for 4 years. In recognition of his contribution to the University, Graham was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2013.
Nigel is a Director with Breeze CF, one of the largest independent Corporate Finance boutiques in the East Midlands advising and supporting clients with Business Sales, Strategic Acquisitions, Capital Raising and Management Buy Outs.
Nigel also has experience as a senior corporate banking professional having spent 33 years within the industry. Having established a significant network, his focus has always been about helping clients develop and build new business opportunities.
Throughout his career Nigel has recognised the value and importance of supporting local charities and communities utilising his skills and experiences to raise their profile and awareness. Whether it be as a special constable, a school governor, or a board member of the Notts & Lincs Credit union, he has worked hard to make a difference.
As an experienced Business Development Professional, Nigel is delighted to join the Board of Trustees and is well placed to promote the LNAA throughout his extensive corporate networks across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.
Penny is a Lincolnshire woman who trained in London as a Registered Nurse. Now retired, the majority of her work was in business, developing and operating nursing and residential homes as well as sheltered housing complexes.
Penny has a wealth of experience in charity fundraising, having been involved with the Grimsby Blind Society, the YMCA, Linkage Community Trust and chairing Help for Heroes, as well as continual fundraising for her local village heritage group. As a governor of the Grimsby Institute, she sat on the finance committee before joining the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.