Sofia Hoac, Secretary

Sofia joined as a Secretary for Lucy Air Ambulance for Children in 2018. In addition to serving as a trustee, she is a business manager in the Financial and Information Services sector and regularly volunteers for charities in the healthcare and wellbeing sector.

The impact that Lucy AAC has made for families across the country is very powerful. I look forward to being part of this great team and to work alongside the existing health services to support children and families in years to come.

Emma Earl, Treasurer

Emma became a Trustee in 2016 having recently completed the University of Reading’s Flying Start Degree Programme, graduating with a first in BA Accounting and Business and is an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

I am delighted to be working with such a dynamic team of staff and trustees to help address one of the problems facing paediatric care teams in getting young patients safely and quickly to locations where they can receive the best possible care and treatment. The support that Lucy can provide to the families of these young people at such a distressing time is invaluable and I am very proud to be playing a part in ensuring the ongoing success of this charity.

Jill Williams

Jill has years of experience in the NHS in clinical, operational and managerial roles. Her background is Accident and Emergency and was the operational manager and Trustee at London’s Air Ambulance and Accountable Manager for their Air Operating Certificate prior to her retirement.

I am proud to be associated with Lucy and encouraged by the progress made over the last couple of years. It is heart warming to see the benefits this service is bringing to children and parents.

Tim Younger

Tim has over 28 years experience working in the Financial Services sector. Having worked in the City for nine years he became a regulator and working within Supervision has covered various financial sectors and is currently managing the Retail Banking Thematic Team.

Since becoming a Trustee of Lucy in 2013 I have been keen to ensure the long-term viability of the Charity. We have come a very long way during this time and it is both satisfying and inspiring to see the valuable support we are now able to provide to babies, children and their families.

Alison Clarke

Alison is a highly experienced and successful business leader having spent over 25 years in communications consultancy running networks in the UK and Asia Pacific. She has advised some of the world’s leading international organisations on reputation, CEO Counsel and issues management and now runs her own consulting business “Alison Clarke Communications”

I’m delighted to be involved as a Trustee. Lucy has reached an exciting stage in its development with missions increasing , profile and fundraising unweighted and a fine team at HQ to drive future growth and success.

Anne Thomas

Anne has extensive experience working in working in cross-functional, multi-stakeholder environments in the Financial and Information Services Sector. She worked in IT Risk and Corporate Services as Vice President at Credit Suisse before joining IHS Markit working in Sales Operations, Legal and Contract Compliance.

It is inspiring and heartening to hear about Lucy Air Ambulance for Children’s work – that the transfer flights for poorly children makes such a huge difference to the wellbeing of whole families. The team are clearly dedicated, very caring and professional. I am delighted to be invited to be a Trustee of the Charity during this exciting and ambitious period of transformation and accelerated growth.

Will Tyler

Will has spent the last 21 years in London working with some of the largest and well known household names helping them deliver exceptional customer service, cost effective property strategies and effective facilities management solutions. He has been involved with Lucy AAC for over 6 years having previously been part of the team during the charity’s inception.

Will lives in Surrey with his wife Louise and 2 daughters (Jemima and Tiggy), he loves nothing better than long muddy walks with the family and the dog Archie.

I am exceptionally proud to be on the board of trustees for such an amazing charity. Its work with seriously ill babies, infants and children is incredibly heart warming and worthy of recognition. My goal is to help make Lucy AAC the charity of choice for donors across the country