AMRPS Board of Trustees
Royal Air Force Squadron Leader (rtd) Andrew Rawcliffe
Chairman, Attagirls Molly Rose Pilot Scholarship Board of Trustees
Andy is a career RAF Officer and the son of an RAF fighter pilot. He is the co-author of the Attagirls screenplay. Andy was born in Germany and travelled extensively with his family on tours in Europe, the Far East and Malaysia, before returning to the UK. Andy spent his spare time in his teenage years in the Air Training Corps and joined the RAF from school, completing officer training at RAF College Cranwell. He undertook a variety of tours on RAF front-line aircraft, including Hunters, Wessex helicopters, Tornado and Hawk fast jets, and finally on the RAF’s cutting-edge Eurofighter Typhoon. Since leaving the RAF in 2008 Andy has run a small technology consultancy company providing specialist support to military, aviation, and technology clients. Andy is a member of the RAF Club in Piccadilly and maintains his interest in military aviation and his links with military organisations.
Film Producer & Author
Paul was born in England and is a film producer, writer and partner at Aetheris Films and Aetheris Publishing. He is the author of the book Attagirls and the producer of the feature film. Paul started his production career as the founder of Bahama Locations, a Caribbean-based agency for location management and reduction of production budget lines via contras. He was thereafter co-founder and Executive Producer at Ritz Entertainment in L.A. Paul has over 20 years of experience as an Executive Producer / Director with a career spanning the UK, Norway, USA and Caribbean. He is finance focused and holds a double Masters Degree in Business (MBA hons) from ESCP-EAP, Paris - one of Europe's leading business schools. Paul is also the Chief Financial Officer for his family's group of aesthetic medical companies in the UK and Norway.
Managing Director of Cambridge Aero Club & Company Instructor (CRI)
Terry is an instructor for recurrency & differences training, formation & type conversions. He learned to ﬂy as an Air Cadet having gained an enthusiasm for ﬂying from his father as a child. He soloed in a glider in 1961 at the age of 16, and gained his PPL on Austers at Luton in 1963. Terry served in the RAF from 1962 to 1995 retiring in the rank of Group Captain. In the RAF much of his spare time was spent gliding and ﬂying vintage aircraft. He was an instructor on gliders and motor gliders, and led the ﬁrst RAF gliding expedition over the Andes from Chile into Argentina in 1995. Terry has worked for Marshall of Cambridge since 1996 and has competed a large number of long distance ﬂights including in 2000 a Piper Aztec from Cambridge to Seattle in the USA, and in 2005 to the far North of Norway. He is current on a wide number of aircraft types, including as a company pilot in the Piper Aztec, and with over 8,500 hours on 193 different types.
Marketing Director and Pilot
Jo is the Managing Director of The Cotswolds PR Company and is passionate about aviation. She has over 25 years’ of marketing experience across consumer and B2B markets, both agency-side and in-house. Sectors span interiors, lifestyle, hospitality, healthcare, design, marketing, publishing, fashion, celebrities, exhibitions & events, retail, art, museums, luxury, music and charity. Jo was the manager of The Cotswolds Airport (Kemble) during which time she learnt to fly in Piper Warriors and ran the Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship programme. She designed, conceived and put on the Cotswold Airport Revival Festival which attracted 10,000 visitors in year 1). She also managed the RAF100 events, working with various film crews (Grand Tour, Flying Across Britain, etc.) whilst running all PR, marketing and events, both aviation and non.
Graham is the eldest son of Molly Rose, the heroine aviatrix of the novel Attagirls which is based on a her life story. Now retired, his business life was spent in the motor and construction industries and more recently he advised on communications and recruitment. In September 2012 Graham was elected as chairman of the Air Transport Auxiliary Association. He lives with his wife, Judith, in Appleton, a village just outside Oxford.
Pilot, Virgin Atlantic
Zoe is an airline pilot for Virgin Atlantic and is also a children’s book author. As the daughter of a pilot who served in the RAF as well as in commercial aviation Zoe was inspired to follow a career in aviation from a young age. She was an Officer Cadet in the Manchester and Salford University Air Squadron and after university trained to become a commercial pilot, completing training in 2007 and thereafter commencing a career in UK based airlines flying the B757, A320, A330, A340 and the A350. Zoe’s book, Ada and Emily Take to the Skies! was published in 2020. She hopes that the book will help to promote careers in aviation to younger girls in an exciting and enjoyable way. The story is of two girls, Ada and Emily, who build and fly their own aeroplane. Zoe is passionate about ensuring that more young women are able to enjoy careers in the aviation industry.