The Board of Directors is responsible for
exercising all of the powers of the Trust and is the body that sets
the strategic direction, allocates the Trust's resources and
monitors its performance. The Board is made up of four Executive
Directors, five Non Executive Directors and a Non Executive
Chairman. The Chairman and Non-Executive Directors are appointed by
the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of the Governing Council.
All of the Non-Executive directors are considered to be
independent. The Executive Directors are appointed by the
Nominations and Renumeration Committee of the Board on permanent
Since the organisation became a Foundation Trust in February 2007
Trust Board meetings have been held in private.
Tony Waites - Trust
Appointed for three years 1st February 2007 and re-appointed for
three years on 1st March 2010. Previous board level positions in
industry including positions as chairman, managing director and
finance director. Previously the Chairman of County Durham and Tees
Valley Strategic Health Authority.
Sue Jacques - Chief
Appointed as Chief Executive on 1st
March 2012, having previously held the position of Deputy
Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer at the Trust. Mrs
Jacques has been a Director of Finance for more than ten years and
holds an MA in Financial Management.