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Central/North England and Wales (Western office)

The Western office of our team covering Central, north of England and Wales is based at RAF Brize Norton.

We're often out and about across the region so please get in touch if you are running a fundraising event or if you require our support in any way. If you are interested in developing corporate partnerships, please 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, Station Welfare Facility (Building 539), RAF Brize Norton, Carterton, Oxfordshire OX18 3LX
  • Telephone: 01993 895291

The team

Simon Footer, Regional Director

Fiona Yates, Regional Co-ordinator

Stuart Turnbull, RAF Subscriptions Manager

Tracy Marsh, Regional Fundraiser

Sally Hayward, Administrative Assistant

0800 169 2942

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