Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust appoints former MP Caroline Flint as chair of board

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust has appointed former MP Caroline Flint as chair of the board.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 10:45 am
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust has appointed former MP Caroline Flint as chair of the board.

Caroline will take on the post in September 2021, for an initial term of office of three years, and succeeds current chair Sharon Mays.

Caroline has a wealth of experience from her 22 year-long career in politics as a Labour MP, from 1997 until 2019.

Since leaving politics, Caroline has held the role of chair of the Institute for Prosperity Advisory Board; is a Board Advisor to Hawthorn; an Associate for Global Partners Governance, and is a media commentator on news and current affairs.

Caroline said: “I am delighted to be appointed to the role of chair. I look forward to working with staff, the Council of Governors, the trust board and our partners to ensure that the trust continues to make a positive difference to our patients, service users and their families.”

Sharon Mays, trust chair at Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust said: “I would like to welcome Caroline to the trust and I look forward to working with her through a period of transition. It has been an honour to lead the board over the last seven years and I am pleased to be handing over a successful and thriving organisation to the new chair.”