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.
Joss Bigmore was appointed Chair of Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust at the beginning of March 2023.
Joss was the Leader of Guildford Borough Council (GBC) until October and then moved to the role of Deputy Leader with responsibility for Finance and Planning Policy, having previously led on Governance.
Prior to joining the Council in 2020, Joss was a Managing Director of an investment bank, trading equity derivatives, and also has experience investing in early stage companies.