The Trust Board
The Trust Board is led by the Chairman and has executive and non-executive members.
The Chairman and Non-Executives are appointed by the Council of Governors for a specific period of time. The Chief Executive and all Executive Directors are appointed on permanent contracts by the Trust Board.
Date Appointed: 1st November 2011
Paul spent eight years as the Director of Marketing and Customer Services at Manchester Airport before embarking on a highly successful consultancy career. Organisations such as Liverpool Airport and Railtrack are among his company’s clients.
In addition to his extensive commercial experience, Paul has been a Non-Executive Director of NHS Trafford PCT and its predecessor organisations since 2006.
The chairman is married with two grown up daughters, one of whom is a lawyer and the other a teacher.
An executive director is an appointed member of staff who jointly oversee the activities of Tameside NHS Foundation Trust Hosptial.
The Chief Executive and all Executive Directors are appointed on permanent contracts by the Trust Board. The Chairman and Non-Executive Directors were appointed by the NHS Commissioner for a specified period of time. However, the Council of Members became responsible for the appointment and removal of the Chair and other Non-Executive Directors from the date of authorisation as a Foundation Trust.
The Nominations and Remuneration Committee determines the remuneration of the Executive and Associate Directors and is made up of the Chairman and the Non-Executive Directors.
Karen James - Interim Chief Executive
Amanda Bromley - Interim Director of Human Resources
Gillian Parker - Director of Estates and Facilities
A non-executive director is a member of the Trust executive group (TEG) who does not form part of the executive management team. He or she is not an employee of the company or affiliated with it in any other way.
Tony Ward - Non Executive DirectorDate Appointed: May 2006
Board sub-committees: Audit Committee
Areas of interest: Qualified Accountant, specialist in process reengineering
Current / Previous work: Managing Director of several operations within a UK public limited company. Previously the Finance Director of a division within another UK plc.
Robert Corless - Non Executive DirectorDate Appointed: January 2007
Areas of interest: Building and sustaining competitive advantage and organisational effectiveness
Current / Previous work: Previously a management consultant with a large multi-national U.S. firm
Anne Higgins - Non-Executive DirectorDate Appointed: 1st February 2012
Board sub-committees: Clinical Governance Committee
Areas of interest: Redesigning services to make them better for the people using them and more cost effective for the organisation. Making sure that people feel well looked after and happy with their hospital experience.
Current / Previous work: Previously was a Corporate Director at Trafford Council and the Statutory Director of Adult Social Services is now providing a consultancy service around innovation and transformation in care and support services.
Tricia Kalloo - Non Executive DirectorDate Appointed: 25th November 2010
Board sub-committees: Remuneration and Terms of Service
Areas of interest: Patient experience, safety and outcomes. Staff heath and wellbeing.
Current / Previous work:Currently CEO and owner of Wellness International. Previously worked in health care in the USA prior to moving to Antigua where she became Director of Finance and Administration for the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority.
Trust Board Committees
The Trust Board has established the following committees (please click on the committees to view the terms of reference):
- remuneration Committee
- quality and clinical governance committee
- risk management and corporate governance committee.
“Each committee is chaired by a non-executive director of the Trust Board.”