New Chief Executive for Hampshire
St John Ambulance in Hampshire has
appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to lead its ambulance work,
medical cover and 1,100 volunteers in the county.
Wealth of experience
George Ringrow, a former Training Programme
Director for the leadership development group Common Purpose,
brings with him a wealth of volunteering experience and a network
of contacts from across the county.
Before joining Common Purpose in 2005, George
spent more than 20 years in business as a qualified engineer and
I want to make a difference to people’s lives.
County Chief Executive Officer
‘I want to make a difference to people’s
lives,’ he said.
‘St John Ambulance takes someone from the
community and trains them so they can go back and serve that
community. It’s about as good as it gets and I consider myself very
fortunate to be here!’’
George moved to Hampshire in 2005 and is
Churchwarden at Holy Trinity Fareham and a member of the Diocesan
St John Ambulance has more than 1,000 members
across Hampshire who last year treated around 1,700 casualties and
gave more than 226,000 hours in voluntary service.
Volunteers can work as either first aiders or
in support roles at public events throughout the year.
Pat Morris, Commander of St John Ambulance in
Hampshire, welcomed George to the organisation: ‘We really value
his management and volunteering experience and look forward to
working with him in the years ahead!’