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.  

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.

Mr John Everitt Non-Executive Director 

  • Councillor, Newton St Loe Parish Council.
  • Member of Bath Abbey Appeal Committee.
  • 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
    • Foundation for Liver Research
  • Chair of the governing board, CRUK Beatson Institute.

Mr Tim Gregory Non-Executive Director

  • Employed by Derbyshire County Council – Director of Environment, Economy and Transport, commencing 03/08/2020. Likely to be until May 2021. 

Mr Richard Gaunt Non-Executive Director 

  • Non-Executive/Governor of City of Bristol College.
  • Non-Executive Director of Alliance Homes, social housing and domiciliary care provider.

Ms Kelly Macfarlane Non-Executive Director

  • 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.
  • Non-Executive Director Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Trustee of the Self Care Forum Charity.

Ms LaToyah McAllister-Jones Associate Non-Executive Director

  • Board member of Bristol Festivals
  • Executive Director St Pauls Carnival CIC
  • Board Trustee of United Communities

Ms Maria Kane Chief Executive

  • Advisory Group Member of CHKS, a provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services (remuneration donated to charity)

Ms Evelyn Barker Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive

  • Nothing to declare.

Ms Helen Blanchard Director of Nursing and Quality 

  • Nothing to declare.

Dr Chris Burton Medical Director 

  • Wife works for NBT.

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.

Mr Glyn Howells Chief Finance Officer

  • Governor and Vice Chair of Newbury College (voluntary).

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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