has over twenty years’ experience in the NHS in both Commissioning and Finance roles including as Director of Specialist Commissioning for the South of England and Director of Finance of the South West Regional Health Authority. Following her earlier career as an accountant in Local Government and the Water industry she joined the NHS in 1990. She is a former President of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy and also the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Jaki is also a Trustee of The Cheltenham Trust and the Friends of the Wilson which is the museum and art gallery in Cheltenham.
is a company director with experience in the UK, Europe and North America. He has worked for construction materials manufacturers Blue Circle Industries and Lafarge, specialising in commercial and general management. He currently runs his own consultancy business. He is a qualified mediator and advisor for Bristol Mediation, a member of the Institute of Directors, active in the South West branch and is a School Governor at Northleaze Primary School in Long Ashton.
Robert is also a Member of Bristol Mediation.
Professor John Iredale
John Iredale is Pro Vice Chancellor Health and Life Sciences at the University of Bristol. He holds the chair of Experimental Medicine, and his areas of leadership and responsibility are for the research, teaching and management strategy for the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Biological Sciences and Psychological Science across the relevant Faculties at the University of Bristol. He also holds Honorary Consultant contracts with the North Bristol NHS Trust and the University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust. Professor Iredale is the Chair of REF 2021 Main Panel A. Previously Professor Iredale was the Regius Chair of Medical Science, Dean of Clinical Medicine and Vice Principal Health Services at the University of Edinburgh where he led the Medical School. He has previously held the Chair of Medicine in Edinburgh (2006-2013), the chair of Medicine at the University of Southampton (2004-2006) and a Personal Chair in Hepatology (2000-2004).
Professor Iredale graduated from the University of Southampton with honours in Clinical Distinction in 1985 and was awarded a DM in 1995. He was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1999 and The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2007. He was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2003 and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2011.
Professor Iredale's research interests are focused on innate immunity, tissue scarring and regeneration and he has published extensively on these subjects including key contributions in manuscripts published in Science, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, PNAS, Nature Medicine and Nature Cell Biology in addition to other specialist journals. Between 2010 and 2016, Iredale was Non-Executive Director of NHS Lothian.
is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years’ experience of leading large private and public sector organisations. In 2013, he retired after 17 years as Chief Executive of Bath & North East Somerset Council; prior to this he was a Managing Director for Bouygue, a French Multi National. As well as running large public and private sector organisations, John has significant experience of local/national government, governance arrangements, the voluntary sector and partnership working.
is an experienced non-executive director and board level leader. Up until very recently he led some of the largest and complex programmes for BT and their customers and also sat as a board member on BT’s South West regional board. He has experience in the NHS having spent six years on the board of United Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Kelvin is also currently a Non-Executive Director of BrisDoc and of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative (BCCI). He is also a charity trustee of WECIL and Second Step.
is an experienced director having worked in a range of organisations, including the Ministry of Defence and County Councils. Tim has experience of leading and managing large organisations including the delivery of critical operational services such as Highways and Waste as well as all the corporate services, including ICT, finance, HR and property departments. Tim finished his last role as Corporate Director – Place at Nottinghamshire County Council in December 2016 where he was responsible for 4000+ staff and led change programmes to drive improvements and efficiencies. These included the introduction of new integrated IT systems and process improvement and the establishment of 2 innovative joint ventures. Tim also has extensive experience of working in and with central government through his role a corporate director and as a Royal Marines Brigadier when working in the Ministry of Defence.