NARU is hosted by West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust on behalf of NHS England, the contract holder.

NARU comprises a team of  subject matter experts and support staff to deliver its core aims and functions.  This team has established interfaces with the Department of Health, NHS England, NHS Commissioners and other external bodies including; the Health and Safety Executive, multi-agency partners and expert bodies enabling it to effectively represent the Ambulance Service and support the local delivery of Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery.

The NARU Contract and its delivery is managed through a Steering Group with representatives from NHS England and West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

The day to day management of NARU and the effective delivery of its services is managed through a Central Management Team (CMT).

The Central Management Team

CMT Co-Opted Members

NARU Personnel and Contacts

Kevin Bernie
NARU Ambulance Advisor

Simon Dring
NARU Projects Officer

Parsyab Khan

NARU Training Manager

Michelle Ping
Faculty Team Leader

Jackie King
NARU Command Instructor

Graham Finnigan
NARU Capabilities Advisor

Nick Spence
NARU Compliance Advisor

Gareth Williams
NARU Instructor

Andrew Lloyd
NARU Instructor

David Cartwright
NARU Instructor

Jane Pearce
NARU Instructor

Jenna Davies
NARU Quality Assurance Advisor


Nancy Woolley
NARU Training Coordinator

Ron Wilding
NARU Support Services Manager

Nick Cavill

NARU Logistics and Stores Coordinator

Sue Holloway

NARU Facilities Coordinator

Laura Johnson
NARU Procurement Manager

Mags Stretton
NARU Secretarial Administrator

Linda Millinchamp
Director of Finance, WMAS

Elaine Scothern

Finance Administrator

Marie Hodges
Management Accountant, WMAS

Avril Parham
NARU Admin Assistant

Christine Marriott
NARU Admin Assistant