AACE structure

The Association has a constituted Board of Directors, a Director, a Chair (a serving ambulance service Chief Executive) and a small administrative team, using specialist external assistance for key pieces of work, where necessary.

The AACE Board

AACE is a members’ organisation constructed as a private company limited by guarantee and regulated by the Companies Act 2006. The AACE Board exists to manage the organisation in accordance with those regulations. Its principle functions include:

  • Appointing the AACE Managing Director
  • Agreeing the annual budget and ensuring that full financial control is maintained
  • Approving the final accounts
  • Ensuring that appropriate regular financial audit is in place
  • Agreeing and supporting AACE Commercial Activity
  • Ensuring appropriate submissions are made to companies house
Board Members

 

Daren Mochrie QAM
CEO, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (AACE Chair)

Anthony Marsh QAM
CEO, West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust

Lena Samuels
Chair, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Jonathan James
Acting Executive Director of Finance, South Western Ambulance Service

Martin Flaherty OBE
AACE Managing Director

CEO Vacancy
(In the process of being filled)

AACE Core Team

Managing Director
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Deputy Managing Director
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Executive Officer, ALF Event Manager and support to JRCALC
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Clinical Consultant and support to NASMED
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Digital and Social Media
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Head of Communications and support to NACOM
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Executive Assistant to MD
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Funding

The Association is funded by limited subscriptions from each of its member organisations. These funds are used carefully and economically to get the best value for money on behalf of the ambulance service.