Ian is tasked with collecting donations and delivering sold stock. As a driver he is often one of the first faces of Cornwall Air Ambulance the public will meet. He interacts with customers and donators’ within their homes, providing a service and information as well as an informal chat. Ian was born in Hayle and has spent the majority of his working life in the armed forces, thoroughly enjoying serving his country. Cornwall Air Ambulance has given him the opportunity to serve the people of Cornwall and this is something he does wholeheartedly.
Occupation: Van Drivers
Ben is one of the newest members of the team and his role is to provide a service to Cornwall Air Ambulance customers by collecting and delivering donations. His background is in theatre as he spent eight months working at the Minack Theatre and has also been involved in shows that took him across England and Europe. Ben and his wife moved back to Cornwall to start a family and while he is still interested in the theatre his most important pastime is time spent with his family.
Alan joined the team in November 2016 as a van driver. Day to day, he is in the van, driving around to meet people throughout Cornwall, collect furniture and deliver it to the store. Speaking to local people in their homes, he is often one of the first faces the public meets and can give information as well as an informal chat. He has lived in St Austell all his life, and has previously worked for a local removal firm for 13 years. Alan is a big music lover, and in his spare time enjoys local bands. He is also a member of the St Austell Band Club.
Mark joined Cornwall Air Ambulance as a van driver in May 2019 covering the Camborne area. He previously worked as a driver for B & Q. In his spare time he enjoys surfing, karate and spending time with his Norwegian family.