Wendy has lived in the Bradford district for 30 years, been a BTHFT public Governor since 2016 and was elected as Lead Governor in 2019. She has experienced BTHFT as a patient, carer and visitor and believes it is critical that patients and users have their say in ensuring the hospitals deliver a high quality and cost effective service. As well as being Lead Governor , Wendy sits on the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and has been involved with a number of Governor driven initiatives. She has taken part in CQC Patient Led Assessments (PLACE), and last year helped with the mock CQC inspection which helped staff prepare for the real thing.

During her working life Wendy was a Management Consultant specialising in leadership development working with managers, senior executives and Boards in not for profit organisations she also worked in partnership with a number of universities running strategic leadership programmes. Wendy studied organisational behaviour and co-authored a book on managing change.

Now retired Wendy has had a number of different roles in local voluntary organisations, is a member of Bradford Voices Choir, enjoys ballroom dancing and tending her allotment.