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Date: 21 November 2017
Meet your stakeholder governors
In addition to those governors elected by the public, patients and staff, a number of key organisations that work closely with the Trust appoint representatives to be on the Board of Governors. These appointed representatives are known as stakeholder governors.
Councillor Valerie Seabright, Birmingham City Council
Valerie is Labour Councillor serving the Kings Norton ward and holds positions on various Council Committees including the Schools, Children and Families Overview & Scrutiny Committee. She is a Governor at Colmers Farm Primary School and was previously a Governor of Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi, Birmingham Faith Leaders' Group
Rabbi Dr. Margaret Jacobi is the rabbi of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue and a member of the Birmingham Faith Leaders' Group. Before becoming a rabbi, she studied medicine at the University of Birmingham and worked as a researcher in the field of respiratory physiology. She has written articles in the field of Jewish medical ethics and is active in interfaith work.
Professor Iestyn Williams, University of Birmingham
Iestyn is a doctor (PhD) of Health Care Policy and Management and is Director of Research at the University of Birmingham’s Health Services Management Centre. Before joining HSMC, Iestyn worked in NHS management and prior to this spent five years in research and service development in the third sector.
Major General Martin Bricknell, Ministry of Defence
Major General Bricknell is currently Acting Surgeon General within HQ Surgeon General under Headquarters Joint Forces Command. He qualified in medicine in 1987 is accredited in general practice, occupational medicine and public health. Major General Bricknell was appointed a Queens Honorary Physician in 2016 and awarded the Order of St John in 2013. He holds a PhD, a doctorate in medicine and three masters degrees. He has more than 50 academic papers cited in PubMed, covering military medical operations and military health subjects.