Barts Charity is led by an experienced group of trustees – all of whom are committed to ensuring the charity makes a tangible difference to the lives of people living and working in the City of London, the East End and beyond.
Michael Smith, Chairman
Adviser in healthcare strategy, previously Chairman of Nuffield Health; of NHS Trusts and of private healthcare organisations; former Managing Director of BUPA.
Paul Rawlinson, Deputy Chairman
Chartered Accountant; partner and a former member of Executive Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Chartered accountant and former head of the private equity advisory practice at Arthur Andersen; a Senior Director at City law firm SJ Berwin LLP and the Lord Mayor of London 2009/2010.
Partner, Head of UK Real Estate, Linklaters LLP Solicitors.
Chartered Accountant: Vice Chairman of Rothschild Bank, Global Head of Healthcare / Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals; formerly partner at Arthur Andersen, Honorary Treasurer of the Refugee Council and Honorary Treasurer of Home-Start.
Chartered accountant; Finance Director for ITV Broadcasting, part of ITV PLC.
Professor John Monson
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Endocrinology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; Associate Medical Director, The London Clinic.
Sir Stephen O'Brien, CBE
Chairman of Barts Health NHS Trust; Chairman of International Health Partners; Chairman, Young Working London; Chairman of Ed Miliband’s Mental Health in Society Task Force; Deputy Chairman of Woods River Cruises and Water City Developments, President of Proshanti (charity promoting the construction of a healthcare centre in Bangladesh); Vice-President of Business in the Community, Director/Trustee of the Mayor’s Fund for London and the Sports and Health Partnership; previously Chairman of Barts and The London NHS Trust, NHS Tower Hamlets, Teach First, London First, NCH Leadership Board (now Action for Children) and the Board of Governors of the University of East London.
Solicitor, Head of Charities at the Mercers’ Company, Trustee of the Retail Trust.
Professor Ian Sanderson
Lead, Centre for Digestive Diseases; Professor of Paediatric Gastroenterology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Visiting Professor, University College London; Visiting Professor at Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan; external faculty, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Professor John Shepherd
Emeritus Professor of Surgical Gynaecology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; Consultant Surgeon and Gynaecological Oncologist, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London.
Solicitor, Chief Executive of the Newham NDP; Council Member and Chair of External Relations Committee, Goldsmith’s College; Board Member and Company Secretary, Contemporary Applied Arts.
Chartered Accountant; Acting Chairman, Barts Health NHS Trust; Chairman of Beyond Food Foundation; trustee of Common Purpose and of the Berlin British School; Council Member of Goldsmiths, University of London; director of charity Allia and of Retail Charity Bonds plc; formerly partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, non-Executive Director of Barts and The London NHS Trust, non-Executive Director of NHS London.
Consultant to healthcare companies in corporate finance matters; Director of Qardio (US medical device company); formerly Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at Credit Suisse and JP Morgan, London.
Find out more
If you would like to know more about how we are governed at Barts Charity, there’s lots of information in our latest annual report.