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 (from 1st July 2018)  
Mr Kelvin Blake Non-Executive Director (from 1st February 2019)
  • 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 disable 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

Mr John Everitt

Non-Executive Director


Non-Executive Director 

  • Trustee of the Cheltenham Trust
  • Trustees of the Friends of the Wilson Museum and  Art Gallery in Cheltenham


  • Councillor, Newton St Loe Parish Council
  • Member of Bath Abbey Appeal Committee
  • Daughter works for North Bristol NHS Trust.
Professor John Iredale Non-Executive Director
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Bristol.
  • Advisor to Novartis on liver disease.
  • 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  
Mr Robert Mould Non-Executive Director
  • Member of:
    • Bristol Mediation
Ms Andrea Young Chief Executive 


Ms Evelyn Barker Interim Chief Operating Officer (from 9th April 2018 to 31st December 2018)
Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive (from 1st January 2019)


Ms Helen Blanchard Interim Director of Nursing and Quality
(from 2nd July 2018)


Dr Chris Burton Medical Director
  • Wife works for NBT
  • Daughter works for NBT
  • Son works for NBT 

Mr Neil Darvill


Ms Jacolyn Fergusson

Director of Information Management and Technology (non-voting position)


Director of People and Transformation
(non-voting position)



Director of Avier Human Resources Ltd.

Mrs Catherine Phillips

Mr Simon Wood

Director of Finance


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


If you would like to know any more about the process please contact the Trust Secretary by email on