Nicola Gilham - Independent

Nicola Gilham, Independent Board member

Nicola is a member of the Trust’s Audit Committee and joined the Board in April 2019.

As a qualified chartered accountant she enjoyed her first career with Arthur Andersen, where for many years she led consulting assignments, both in the UK and overseas.  Whilst living in Australia she moved into recruitment and worked in the sector for over twenty years.

With a focus on finance and governance together with the People Strategy, Nicola now pursues a non-Executive career working as an Independent Board Adviser for a range of organisations within housing, health and social care.  Currently, Nicola is non-Executive Director for Brighter Futures for Children in Reading, Turning Point, a social enterprise focussed on mental health, learning disabilities and substance misuse, plus the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.  She is also Vice Chair of Child Bereavement UK.