Declarations of Interest

Members of the Board are required to make an annual declaration of any interests which they have. In addition Board members are required to provide an update during the year should a new interest arise, or an interest cease. Where the interest ceases, the information will be held on the record for a period of at least six months.  

Name Role Interest Declared
Ms Michele Romaine Chair 
  • Nothing to declare.
Mr Kelvin Blake Non-Executive Director 


  • Non-Executive Director of BRISDOC who provide GP services to North Bristol NHS Trust.
  • Trustee, Second Step.  Provide mental health services for the Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area.
  • Trustee, West of England Centre for Integrated Living.  Provide a range of services to disabled people living in the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area.
  • Lay Member of the Avon & Somerset Advisory Committee. The Committee is responsible for forming interview panels for the appointment of magistrates.
  • Director, Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative.
  • Member of the Labour Party.
Ms Jaki Davis Non-Executive Director
  • Trustee of the Cheltenham Trust.
  • Trustees of the Friends of the Wilson Museum and Art Gallery in Cheltenham.

Mr John Everitt

Non-Executive Director 

  • Councillor, Newton St Loe Parish Council.
  • Member of Bath Abbey Appeal Committee.
  • Daughter works for NBT.
  • Trustee, Wellsway Multi Academy Trust – an education trust that manages approx. 20 schools.
Professor John Iredale Non-Executive Director
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Bristol.
  • Member of Medical Research Council.
  • Trustee of:
    • British Heart Foundation
    • Children's Liver Disease Foundation
    • Foundation for Liver Research
  • Chair of the governing board, CRUK Beatson Institute.
Mr Tim Gregory Non-Executive Director
  • Son-in-law works for NBT.
Mr Richard Gaunt Non-Executive Director 
  • Non-Executive/Governor of City of Bristol College.
  • Local Board Governor of Colston’s Girls’ School.
  • Non-Executive Director of Alliance Homes, social housing and domiciliary care provider.
Ms Kelly Macfarlane Non-Executive Director
  • Managing Director of Thames Water Utilities Ltd.
  • Vice President of The Institute of Customer Service.
  • Sister is Centre Leader of Genesiscare Bristol – Private Oncology.
  • Sister works for Pioneer Medical Group, Bristol.
Mr Ade Williams Associate Non-Executive Director
  • Superintendent Pharmacist and Director of M J Williams Pharmacy Group – NHS community pharmacy contractor and private vaccination services provider.
  • Practice Pharmacist, Broadmead Medical Centre. 
  • Pharmacy Ambassador and Clinical Advisor, Pancreatic Cancer Action Charity.
Ms Andrea Young Chief Executive 
  • Hospitality received from Royal College of Anaesthetists – dinner to the value of £40 on 26 February 2020. Invitation from Vice President of RCOA, who is employed by NBT as an anaesthetist.
Ms Evelyn Barker Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive
  • Nothing to declare.
Ms Helen Blanchard Interim Director of Nursing and Quality
(from 2 July 2018 to 7 November 2019)
Director of Nursing and Quality (from 8 November 2019)
  • Nothing to declare.
Dr Chris Burton Medical Director
  • Wife works for NBT.
  • Hospitality received from Royal College of Anaesthetists – dinner to the value of £40 on 26 February 2020. Invitation from Vice President of RCOA, who is employed by NBT as an anaesthetist.
Mr Neil Darvill Director of Information Management and Technology (non-voting position)
  •  Wife works as a senior manager for Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Mental Health Trust.

Ms Jacqui Marshall

Director of People and Transformation
(non-voting position)

  • Nothing to declare.
Mrs Catherine Phillips Director of Finance
  • Hospitality received to the value of £735.68 for Patient Hotel Study tour of Denmark/Sweden hosted by St Monica’s Trust. Hospitality included local transport and transfers, meals and tour guide/interpreter. NBT paid for flights and accommodation (February 2020).

Mr Simon Wood

Director of Estates, Facilities and Capital Planning
(non-voting position)

  • Member of Bristol City Council’s Bristol One City Environmental Sustainability Board.

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