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Office and Administration

There are 27 members of staff based at our offices in Exeter.  Of these roles seven are part-time and two are voluntary posts. Roles vary greatly; from administrative duties, communications and marketing, to fundraising and finance.  


We currently have 17 charity shops, each with a full-time Manager and part-time Assistant Manager. The retail team is headed up by our Retail Director Martin Bell.


Our Operations Director Nigel Hare and Flight Operations Director Ian Payne oversee the delivery of our Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) service to the people of Devon. Supported by Operations Manager Nikki Bolt and Executive Assistant Catherine Moss-Crump, they manage our two helicopters, our airbases and our aircrew team as well as liaising with the Civil Aviation Authority, South Western Ambulance Service, other emergency services and the wider NHS.

Within our operational team we have seven pilots, one engineer, nineteen Specialist Paramedics in Critical Care, eight Critical Care Doctors, eight HEMS Dispatcher, a Community Landing Sites Development Officer and a Safety Manager. 

Now let us introduce you to our team properly ..... 

Senior Leadership Team

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Helena Holt

CEO & T/C Director

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Caroline Creer

Fundraising & Communications Dir Deputy CEO & T/C Director

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Dave Hawes

Finance & Infrastructure Director & T/C Secretary

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Ian Payne

Flight Operations Director

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Martin Bell

Retail & People Development Director

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Nigel Hare

Operations Director

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