Founder, CEO, Chairman of the Board
Best known for his six years as Duncan MacLeod in Highlander: The Series, Adrian works in front of the camera as an actor, as well as directing and producing both films and television series. Full details about his career in entertainment can be found at his website www.adrianpaul.net
The Peace Fund was founded in 1997 with Adrian's mandate of "helping children everywhere" and launched the Fund's initial program "School Makes a Difference". After the tsunami of 2004, Adrian's personal connection with Koh Phi Phi in Thailand helped create the Fund's "Peace in Paradise" project. In 2006, Adrian joined people of the stature of Mikhail Gorbachev as a recipient of the WorldWide Charitable Alliances' Peacemaker Award.
Bev brings to the Board a wealth of experience in strategic planning and management. During her career in the U.S. Air Force, she held several senior level positions and was responsible for the implementation and management of an annual $8 million flying hour program. As operations superintendent, she coordinated with FAA officials on airspace matters and aircraft accident investigations. While assigned overseas, she held various roles which included negotiating with foreign air force officials and embassy personnel for airspace and diplomatic clearance, managing a staff of multi-national personnel in a highly sensitive joint operations center and briefing high level diplomatic and military personnel on strategic programs.
She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BS in Aviation Management and did her graduate studies with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aeronautical Science. She went on to complete studies at Sierra Academy of Aeronautics and holds an FAA Aircraft Dispatch License. In a total departure from the field of aviation, she also holds a Georgia Real Estate License and is currently working for a new homebuilder in the Atlanta area.
Bev has been involved with various nonprofit organizations serving disadvantaged children both here and abroad. She earned a Nonprofit Management Certificate from Kennesaw State University in 2011 and has attended several seminars in fundraising essentials and event planning.
Bev is excited to be a part of The Peace Fund and the difference the organization makes in the lives of the less fortunate children around the world.
Ron is a certified public accountant who deals exclusively with the entertainment industry.
Ron has served as Director on a number of Boards for various charities over the years and his heart has always been with charities that focus on the welfare of children. He has been working with Adrian and The PEACE Fund since its inception.
Ron is excited to be a part of The PEACE Fund and all that it does throughout the world.
Raymund is the Director and Chairman of Kids Vision for Life.
After practicing medicine as an Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon for ten years in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Dr. King became a corporate attorney. He is now the principal and founder of the Law Offices of Raymund C. King, MD, JD, PLLC, in Plano, Texas. Featured in Forbes Magazine “Texas Legal Profiles,” named one of Fortune Magazine’s “America’s Premier Lawyers” as well as a Texas Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in Healthcare Law, Dr. King represents a broad spectrum of clients in healthcare, corporate and entertainment law.
He obtained his law degree from the Oklahoma City University School of Law and was awarded the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award from the OCU law school in 2004. He has multiple publications in the medical and legal arenas, and he combines his experience as a physician with his expertise as a healthcare and transactional attorney to benefit his clients.
Dr. King has served on many non-profit boards and steering committees benefiting organizations such as the Air Power Foundation, Snowball Express, Dallas Life, the Arc of Dallas, the Elan Music Festival, Riding Unlimited and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite.
He is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees for Parker University and also serves on the Boards of the Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society (TASCS), the Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS (“DIFFA”), the Echelon Club of Southern California, the Book Publishing Board of the American Bar Association (ABA), and Dallas Life. He is also the chairman of the Platinum Ring for “Night of Superstars” benefiting Ragan’s Hope.
Ms. Macpherson began her career as a secondary teacher and academic. She has managed Human Resources departments for two of Australia’s pre-eminent organizations – the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and the Australian Federal Police. From there she was recruited by PricewaterhouseCoopers to manage its first Business HR Process Outsourcing entity - HR Services. Three years later, she was invited to join Qantas to run its first People Shared Services center.
Qantas was selected from a competitive field as winner of the Asia Pacific 'Best New Shared Services Organization 2006 (Under 3 years in Operation)' and Ms. Macpherson was personally selected as winner of 'Thought Leader in Shared Services 2006' by the same organization.
She previously ran her own management consulting company and returned to this in 2009, with a strong focus on providing strategic and operational advice to new start-ups and mentoring entrepreneurs.
Ms. Macpherson has a particular interest in social justice issues with a passion for programs that drive diversity and celebrate difference.