Following a 30 year career in professional services, where she held a variety of leadership positions including at Board level, Gaenor now has a portfolio of Non-Executive Director roles. Her other current roles include
Most of Gaenor’s professional career has been as an M&A tax advisor with PwC. Having led the UK M&A tax practice from 2008 to 2011, she was appointed to the Executive Board of PwC UK in 2011 to be Head of People, with responsibilities for developing the firm’s People and CSR strategy. Alongside this role she was the Global Head of Learning and Development, responsible for the development strategy for the PwC network firms. From July 2016 until her retirement in December 2017 Gaenor was Head of Corporate Purpose at PwC UK, leading on PwC’s CSR agenda.
Prior to joining PwC Gaenor was a Corporate Finance Advisor at S.G. Warburg. She joined from EY, where she qualified as an accountant in 1989.
Our Non-Executive Directors ensure that the Board practice in the best interests of patients and the public. They are essentially critical friends, holding the Board to account by challenging its decisions and outcomes to that they are satisfied that as an organisation we have both financial and operational integrity.
They use their knowledge, skills and experience to help the Board formulate Trust strategies and actively support and promote a healthy organisational culture.
Non-Executive Directors regularly speak with patients and staff, listening to their views, ideas and concerns.