Trustees and Advisors

Wings Like Eagles’ trustees make a strong team.

Wings’ trustees are chosen for their skills to benefit the charity.  Trustees are also chosen for their disaster response oversight.  And they are chosen for their long-term strategic vision and faith.

Wings Like Eagles has a skilled and diverse team of non-executive advisors as well.


  • Adrian Nance OBE (Chairman and CEO)(former Captain HMS ARK ROYAL).
  • John Guest (former CEO and commercial lawyer)(sadly for many John went to be with his Saviour in October 2020 after a short illness).
  • Keith Whale (former CEO, marketing expert, leader of our Navigation project).

Advisory Board.

  • Baroness Cox of Queensberry (Patron).
  • General Tim Cross CBE (former Senior Logistics Officer British Army).
  • Ian Dighe (former Deputy Chairman Bridgewell).
  • Dr Sam Dunnet (formerly of Save the Children Mozambique, and a Portuguese language speaker).
  • Sir Peter Woodhead (former pilot, former Prisons Ombusman and now Chairman BMT).

Trustees in British Law

In England and Wales, the Trustees of a charity are the people who are trusted to oversee the running of the charity.  In particular, the trustees are responsible for applying the funds are applied for the objects of the charity.  They are also responsible for the policies of the charity on employment, financial reserves and so much more.  For more details have a look at the Charity Commission website advice.