Become a governor and help us improve local health services by having your say.
Watch our lead governor, Devon Allison, explain why she decided to become a governor and how important the Council of Governors is to the Trust.
Most of our governors are elected by our members. Some are nominated from our local partners.
- represent the interests of our members and partner organisations
- give recommendations on our long-term strategy
- provide advice and support to the Board of Directors, which is responsible for the overall management of the Trust.
- appoint the Chair and the Non-Executive Directors of the Board of Directors.
Who are the governors?
The Council of Governors is made up of eight patient, eight public, six staff and nine stakeholder governors.
Eight public members
These are people who live in Lambeth, Southwark, Wandsworth, Lewisham and Westminster.
- Martin Bailey
- Elaine Burns
- Marcia Da Costa
- Annabel Fiddian-Green
- Paula Lewis-Franklin
- Margaret McEvoy
- Samantha Quaye
- Peter Yeh
Nine patient members
People who have been a patient at Guy's and St Thomas' within the last five years.
- Devon Allison
- Heather Byron
- John Knight
- Betula Nelson
- John Powell
- Mary Stirling
- Placida Uzoamaka Ojinnaka
- Christine Yorke
- Simon Yu Tan
Six staff members
Three clinical, two non-clinical and one from the community directorate.
Staff – clinical constituency:
- Dr Tahzeeb Bhagat
- Professor John Chambers
- Tony Hulse
Staff – non-clinical constituency:
- Laura James
- Rachel Williams
Staff – community constituency:
People representing local organisations.
- Lambeth Council: Jacqui Dyer
- Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group: John Balazs
- Southwark Council: Alice Macdonald
- Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group: Robert Davidson
- NHS England: Jane Fryer
- King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Sue Slipman
- London South Bank University: Prof Warren Turner
- King's College London: Prof Lucilla Poston
- South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust: Dr Matthew Patrick
For further information, please contact:
Tel: 020 7188 7346