About our Council of Governors

One of our governors speaking at a presentation

Our Council of Governors consists of 16 Public Governors, five Staff Governors and five Appointed Governors. Our Governors have many roles, which include:

  • Appoint, remove and decide upon the terms of office of the Chair and non-executive directors of the Trust
  • Determine the remuneration of the Chair and non-executive directors
  • Approve the appointment of the Trust’s Chief Executive
  • Hold the non-executive directors to account for the performance of the board
  • Represent the interests of the members and the public
  • Jointly approve changes to the Trust’s constitution with the board
  • Express a view on the board’s plans for the Trust
  • To represent the views of the constituents to the board and to hold the board to account for delivering the strategy.

If you would like to join us as a Governor, please click here for more information.

If you would like to view the Trust's constitution paper, please click here.

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