Ann Ralli Founder of Devon Air AmbulanceAnn Ralli began the Ceri Thomas appeal in 1986 following the tragic loss of her son when he was knocked from his bicycle. Ann founded Devon Air Ambulance in 1992 and over the past three decades she has played an important role as an Ambassador of the charity. 

The Life President of Devon Air Ambulance holds a prestigious and symbolic role within the charity. This individual serves as a prominent ambassador and advocate, embodying the charity's values and mission. The Life President's involvement centres around representing the charity at public events, supporting fundraising efforts, and promoting its work to inspire and engage the community.  

The position is held for life, signifying the President's continued dedication to our mission, vision and values.

Read Ann's story

Listen to Ann talk about how she established the Ceri Thomas appeal