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Ambassadors

Becoming a celebrity ambassador for Air Ambulances UK is an extraordinary opportunity to make a meaningful impact.
You have the chance to play a vital role in saving lives and enhancing patient outcomes.

Your involvement as an ambassador will undoubtedly be a rewarding experience. You will have the opportunity to directly witness the impact of your efforts. There will be opportunities to meet the dedicated medical professionals, pilots, and support staff who work tirelessly to make these life-saving missions possible.

It is a chance to use your influence for a lifesaving purpose, and in doing so, you will truly be making a difference in someone’s life by supporting the invaluable work of air ambulance charities across the UK.

Derek Redmond

Derek Redmond, a World and European relay champion, is renowned for breaking the British 400m record and being a key member of the relay squad that secured gold at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. His dedication and determination were on full display at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, where he finished the 400m semi-final despite tearing his hamstring, creating one of the most inspirational moments in Olympic history.

Expressing his excitement about the role, Derek Redmond said, “I am truly honoured to join Air Ambulances UK as an Ambassador. The life-saving efforts of air ambulance charities resonate with me on a profound level, and I am eager to contribute to their crucial mission of saving lives across the UK.”

Oliver Townend

Oliver Townend is a distinguished figure in the world of three-day eventing, boasting an impressive career marked by numerous accolades and triumphs. With his unparalleled skill, dedication, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Oliver Townend has solidified himself as a formidable force within the equestrian community, clinching victories in prestigious competitions such as the Olympic Games, Badminton, Burghley, and Kentucky.

In his role as Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK, Oliver Townend will actively engage in campaigns and initiatives aimed at highlighting the indispensable role of air ambulance charities across the UK. His involvement will focus on driving public awareness and championing the remarkable work carried out air by the air ambulance community, emphasising their crucial role in providing critical pre-hospital care and emergency trauma and medical services.

“I am truly honoured. The swift and life-saving interventions, often responding to unfortunate riding incidents, conducted by air ambulance charities play a vital role in critical situations. I am committed to utilising my platform to raise awareness and support for these essential charities that significantly contribute to saving lives.”

Bishop Sarah Mullally

With a distinguished career in healthcare and a commitment to public service, Bishop Sarah brings a wealth of experience and unwavering dedication to her role as an Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK. Her involvement is set to significantly strengthen the charity’s support for the indispensable work carried out by air ambulance charities across the UK.

Before her ordination in 2001, Bishop Sarah held a number of clinical and leadership roles in nursing, including as Chief Nursing Officer for England.  Her dedication to healthcare and her invaluable contributions were recognised with a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2005 for her services to nursing and midwifery. She was installed as Bishop of London in 2018.

“I am deeply honoured to join Air Ambulances UK as an Ambassador,” said The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE. “The vital work performed by air ambulance charities serves as a lifeline in critical moments. I am committed to utilising my role to amplify awareness and garner support for these essential services that play a pivotal role in saving lives.”

The Bishop Of London, Sarah Mullally DBE
Steve Parrish

Steve Parrish

With a career spanning the adrenaline-fueled tracks of motorcycle racing and a seasoned presence in broadcasting, Steve Parrish brings a wealth of experience and a passionate commitment to his new role as an Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK. His involvement is set to greatly strengthen the charity’s support for the crucial work performed by air ambulance charities across the UK.

Steve Parrish has a strong history in motorcycle racing, where he established himself as a formidable force during the 1970s and 1980s, navigating the thrilling circuits of the Isle of Man TT and the British Grand Prix. His tenacity, skill, and unwavering dedication to his craft have earned him widespread admiration among racing enthusiasts and peers.

Following his illustrious racing career, Steve seamlessly transitioned into the world of broadcasting, becoming a prominent figure in sports commentary and analysis. His insightful commentary and charismatic presence have captivated audiences, making him a trusted and beloved voice within the motorsport community.

FAQ’s

To become an Air Ambulances UK Ambassador, complete the application form at the bottom of this page. We’ll carefully review your application, and successful candidates will be notified directly.

Air Ambulances UK Ambassadors actively participate in campaigns and initiatives to spotlight the indispensable role of air ambulance charities across the UK. Their involvement focuses on driving public awareness and championing the remarkable work carried out by air ambulance teams, emphasising their vital role in providing critical pre-hospital care and emergency medical services. Ambassadors engage in national events, advocate for national fundraising, and contribute to educating the public about the crucial impact of air ambulance charities across the UK.

Being an Ambassador offers impactful benefits, including making a real difference, gaining community recognition, networking opportunities, personal development, exclusive event access, and a profound sense of purpose.

Absolutely! Your role as an Air Ambulances UK Ambassador reflects positively on your commitment to social responsibility. Feel free to use this experience as a reference for future work or opportunities. If you need specific details or a formal reference, our team are happy to assist.

AAUK Ambassador Enquiry Form