The Board of Trustees is independently appointed by the Appointments Commission. It consists of five lay members nominated by general invitation and two nominees of the Health Authority:

Lay Trustees

Mr Edward Ziff (Chairman)
Mr Roger Frier (Vice Chairman)
Mr David Loudon
Prof Peter McWilliam
Cllr Caroline Gruen
Dermot Callinan
Christopher Schofield

NHS Trustees

Mrs Linda Pollard CBE JP DL


David Welch

Secretary to the Trustees

Maria Booker

A Trustee's term of office is four years renewable for a second term. The Board Members are individually answerable to the Charity Commission with regard to the management of funds. They are duty bound to ensure that all money within their responsibility is spent for the proper purposes, and that the wishes of the donor are respected.

The Board of Trustees meets on a quarterly basis. Trustees can be contacted via the address below:

The Leeds Hospital Charitable Foundation,
Ground Floor,
Trust Headquarters,
Beckett Street
St James's University Hospital

Tel: 0113 206 5173