Trading Company Directors
• Ensuring we are deployed to the patients who will benefit most from the Enhanced and Critical Care our service provides.
• The welfare, training, development and quality assurance processes of our doctors, paramedics and support staff.
• The delivery of high quality clinical care to patients.
• Post incident support to patients, their relatives and carers through our ‘Patient Support Service’.
• Collaboration the NHS and other emergency services.
Nigel is part of our Senior Leadership Team and a Director of Devon Air Ambulance Trading Company Limited.
*as required by The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
Joining DAAT is a challenge but it allows me to do a job that combines doing something very worthwhile for an organisation which makes a tangible difference to people’s lives with a senior management role where there are opportunities to influence and contribute to DAAT’s continuing success.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, I am part of the team responsible for the strategic oversight of Devon Air Ambulance, with a focus on the financial elements. This includes overseeing the Finance Team and a broader responsibility for the infrastructure across the organisation. It's a varied and interesting role, taking in legacies, cash forecasting and controls while interacting with other Charities, businesses and organisations.
In the later stages of his naval career, he was a senior medical officer/clinical director for counter-terrorism, and now works as a medical practitioner at the Commando training centre.
Ross has an interest in sports medicine, and has a particular love of rugby, having worked with the England, Premiership and Exeter Chief squads.
As the Caldicott Guardian I act as the 'conscience' of the organisation' and I am responsible for protecting the confidentiality of people's health and social care information and making sure it is used legally, ethically and appropriately, and that confidentiality is maintained. The need for confidentiality extends not only to patients, but to their relatives and to staff. Read more about the responsibilities of the Caldicott Guardian by typing this page into your browser: ukcgc.uk/caldicott-guardian-role
He joined Shell Aircraft in 2003 as an Aviation Advisor and has gained global experience working with aircraft operators supporting oil and gas operations, undertaking assurance, air accident investigations and providing specialist advice to Shell’s extensive business stakeholder group. Championing initiatives to enable safe and efficient operations in some of the most diverse and challenging environments, he has worked closely with OEMs on aircraft design specifications, represents the Company on several industry and national regulatory bodies and is the Chair of the energy industry’s IOGP Aviation Sub Committee. Tony was appointed as Shell’s VP Aircraft and Managing Director Shell Aircraft in May 2016.
Most at home pursuing a range of outdoor activities across the South West with his wife, family and friends, he’s now also committed to supporting DAAT in achieving its goals and ambitions for the community.
Since retiring from that role, I have been helicopter Chief Pilot and drone Accountable Manager for Heli Ops at Portland and am delighted to join Devon Air Ambulance Trading Company Board as a non-Executive Director.
My interest in aviation safety and the health of the industry extends beyond day-to-day operations as a Council Member of the British Helicopter Association, Chair of its Emergency Service Committee and a Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow.
No stranger to Devon, having lived in Plymouth for several years, I currently live over the border in Newquay with wife Jo and Tog the dog.
She has held a range of senior roles with TUI and is currently within the aviation division as Director of Customer, Cabin Crew, and Inflight services. She gained vast experience working in a pan-European environment, holding accountability for cultural and transformational change, operational delivery, incorporating regulatory compliance.
Jill loves to travel, exploring new cultures as well as living in Devon with her husband, walking the Jurassic coastline.
In addition to her military experience, Nic worked as Chief Ground Instructor for Flybe. Here she had oversight of and instructed pilot ground school training.
Fascinated by human performance she went on to set up her own company, Human Performance Solutions. Through this she provides consultancy for Baines Simmons, specialists in Aviation Safety, as well as Atrainability who work closely with the NHS providing Human Factors training.
She is also a Crew Resource Management Trainer and provides CRM training to Devon Air Ambulance Crews.
Nic has two young daughters and enjoys escaping with the family to explore Dartmoor and the local beaches.