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Central/North England and Wales (Eastern office)

The Eastern office of our team covering Central, north of England and Wales and the east of England are based at RAF Cranwell.

If you need any support fundraising in the region, or if you have any other enquiries, get in touch and we'll be happy to help. If you are interested in developing a local partnership with the RAF Benevolent Fund then get in touch with Simon Footer, our Regional Director.

Regional Director: Simon Footer

Simon Footer

Simon Footer joined the RAF Benevolent Fund team as Regional Director following 33 years of RAF service, predominantly as a special forces Hercules pilot and latterly as a flying instructor.

He commanded LXX Squadron based at RAF Lyneham during the build up of the Afghanistan operation.

Simon continues to fly on an occasional basis as a reservist instructor at RAF Cosford.

In the last few years he has been involved with the RAF Benevolent Fund through events  such as the RAF Cosford airshows, gala dinners and open air prom concerts along with the annual Royal International Air Tattoo and a number of other fundraising events.

Contact information

  • Address: RAF Benevolent Fund, Block 328 West (Rm8A), RAF Cranwell, Sleaford NG34 8HB
  • Telephone: 01400 268226
  • Fax: 01400 262681

The team

Simon Footer, Regional Director

Lyn Doney, Regional Co-ordinator

Gemma Mahon, Regional Fundraiser

Jennifer Price, Regional Fundraiser

0800 169 2942

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