Jane comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge for this role, including in her current role as the Chief Financial Officer at The University of Leeds. She has recently completed two terms as a member of the UK Research and Innovation Audit Committee and was 2 recently appointed Chair of the Confederation of British Industry Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Council.
Jane was previously a non-executive director for Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust Board, where she was Chair of the Audit Committee. Jane also brings her experience of being a steering group member of the Yorkshire 2% Club, which supported mid-career-level women to develop and plan how they might move into board level roles. She is currently a Trustee of the Hepworth Wakefield and lives with her family in West Yorkshire.
"I’m delighted to be appointed to the integrated care board and look forward to working with the leadership of the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership as we establish the new board. I will be keen that we focus on identifying how we can best support and bring further value to the Partnership in its mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the population we serve and in so doing to reduce health inequalities."