Ellen Schroder | East and North Herts NHS Trust

Ellen Schroder

Ellen Schroder

Ellen became the Trust’s chair on 1 April 2016, prior to which she was vice-chair and audit chair for the Camden Clinical Commissioning Group since its inception in 2012. Her responsibilities included developing the CCG’s strategy as well as setting up an effective governance and risk management structure. From 2003 to 2012, Ellen was a non executive director at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and its predecessor St Mary’s NHS Trust, where she chaired both the audit and finance committees.

Ellen holds a number of other NHS-related non executive positions, including chairing the clinical ethics committee at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and the organ donation committee at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She also chairs the PFI companies which built Amersham Hospital and part of High Wycombe Hospital and is a Trustee of the Radcliffe Trust charity.

Between 1979 and 2003, Ellen pursued a career in corporate finance working for the investment banks, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Wood Gundy Inc.

Ellen, who lives with her family in North London, has been appointed the Trust’s chair for four years until 31 March 2020.