New Non-Executive Director Appointments

31 May 2019

New Non-Executive Directors (L-R): Stan Hardy and Jeremy Pease

New Non-Executive Directors (L-R): Stan Hardy and Jeremy Pease

NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors - Jeremy Pease and Stan Hardy - at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

Jeremy Pease has worked for the NHS for over 35 years in human resources and operational management roles in acute, community, mental health and ambulance organisations, including the former South Yorkshire Ambulance Service. His more recent NHS experience includes service improvement roles with NHS Improvement and the Emergency Care Intensive Support Team. He has previously been a Non-Executive Director at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Jeremy has been self-employed since 2007 and runs his own management consultancy.

Jeremy Pease has been appointed for a two-year period up to 13 February 2021.  He has declared no political activity in the last five years and will receive remuneration of £6,157 per annum.

Stan Hardy is an experienced senior manager following a career in the public and private sector, with particular expertise in promoting UK manufacturing in international markets. He is a mentor of small companies and an occasional volunteer lecturer on the Leeds Beckett University Business Studies course. Stan is a former chairman of the West Yorkshire Probation Service, Local Care Direct and Yorkshire Ridings Branch of the Institute of Directors. In addition, he is a Deputy Lieutenant in West Yorkshire and the West Yorkshire County Lead for the Duke of York’s Community Initiative.  He is also a member of the Yorkshire and Humberside Reserve Forces and Cadets Association.

Stan Hardy has been appointed for a two-year period up to 17 March 2021.  He has declared no political activity in the last five years and will receive remuneration of £6,157 per annum.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Chairman Kath Lavery commented: “We are delighted to welcome Jeremy and Stan to the Trust.  Their wealth of knowledge and experience will benefit the organisation, our staff and our patients across Yorkshire.”

Non-executive appointments to NHS Trusts made by the NHS Improvement are subject to the Governance Code for Public Appointments.

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