Meet The Team
Richard Bradford - Responder, Trustee, Team Leader, Stores Manager & Training Supervisor
Joined in 2013. Richard was a Paramedic in London and is a retired bespoke kitchen maker. He covers the Old Town and Meads areas.
Matt Briggs - Responder, SECAmb CFR Senior Team Leader
Responder since 2009. Matt is a Director of Specsavers in Eastbourne. As Operations Manager Matt is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Group and is the main liason with the South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation. He covers the Langley are
John Kenton-Page - Secretary & Trustee
Became a Responder in 2010 but has since stood down.
John was an Airline pilot and Operations Director. He is a volunteer fundraiser and speaker for the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance and a Watchkeeper for the National Coastwatch Institution. He is the Heartstart Course Facilitator.
Karen Hilton - Treasurer & Trustee
Karen is Eastbourne Area Community First Responder Treasurer and a Trustee. Karen lives in Eastbourne, works for a local church, has three children.
Chris Bettiss - Responder
Responder since 2010. Chris works part time for a Bank. Alongside his work as a CFR Chris is an active member of the Bluebell Railway and a member of the Sussex Community Search Team. He covers the Hampden Park area.
Steve Meech - Associate Trainer
Steve is a Paramedic Practitioner with SECAmb based at Eastbourne and he is a trainer for the Community Responders. He attends training meetings to deliver bi-monthly reassessment training and any other modules that are required. Steve also supervises the teams Observer shifts, where responders get experience on front line emergeGareth Hulin - Associate TrainerStaff responder since 2009. Gareth is a Paramedic and Clinical Team Leader for the Hazardous Area Response Team of South East Coast Ambulance Service. Gareth responds in the Langney area
Andy Cooper - Responder
Andy is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Emergency Medicine and is a serving member of Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service. He divides his time between clinical lecturing at Defence Medical Services Whittington and clinical practice as an Emergency Nurse. He has been responding since 2012.
Paul Crouch - Responder
Responder since 2013. Paul works full time but finds time to put in duty hours. Paul covers the Ratton and Hampden Park area.
Mark de Pina Perou - Responder, Associate Trainer & Trustee
Mark joined in 2015. Mark is a retired police officer and is now a registered First Aid Trainer and exam invigilator. Mark covers the Herstmonceux area.
Nina de Pina Perou - Responder
Nina joined in 2015. Nina is a Registered Nurse, qualified Bowen Practitioner and a registered First Aid Trainer. Nina covers the Herstmonceux area.
Sara Geoghegan - Responder
Sara joined in 2013. Sara is Chief Instructor at Windmill Hill and covers the Herstmonceux area.
Paul Mackley - Responder
Paul joined in 2014. Paul is a retired Fireman and works as a Fire Safety Consultant & Trainer. Paul covers the Upper Dicker area.
Jane Mackley - Responder
Jane joined in 2014. Jane worked a Nurse and Ambulance Technician and is now a First Aid Instructor. Jane covers the Upper Dicker.area.
Richard Owen - Responder
Richard joined in 2014. He is a Mortgage Broker and covers the Sovereign Harbour area.
Keith Welch - Responder
Keith joined in 2014. Keith is a Health & Safety and First Aid Trainer and covers the Hailsham area.
Sean Mclaughlin - Responder
Sean joined in late 2016. He use to work for SECAmb as an Ambulance Dispatcher but has moved over to Sussex Police as Contact Handler. Sean became a CFR to help his local community and covers the Langley area.
Claire Roberts - Responder
Claire has been a Responder since 2016 and covers the Hailsham area. She is a mum of two, works for a private ambulance company and is a self employed massage therapist. Claire enjoys doing martial arts and is a 1st Dan Blackbelt in Wado Ryu.
Nick Downs - Responder
Nick joined in 2016 and works in the local area. He became a CFR to help his local community.
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