King's College Hospital Charity - Annual Report & Accounts 2019-20 - Flipbook - Page 49
Trustees, Charity contacts and Advisors
Prof Julia Wendon
Appointed: 1 April 2016
Julia is an Intensive Care Consultant and Executive Medical Director for Clinical Strategy and Research
at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She is one of two board members nominated by the
Foundation Trust. Julia joined King’s in 1989, became a Senior Lecturer and Consultant in 1992. Prior to
her present appointment she served as Clinical Director for Critical Care, Clinical Director for the Liver
Unit and Director of Research at Kings College Hospital. She has a specific academic and clinical focus on
the management of critically ill liver patients and their associated immunological dysfunction.
Appointed: 1 April 2016
Christopher Stooke is a graduate of Durham University and a Chartered Accountant. His executive
career included a period (1990 – 2003) as a partner at PwC and he was CFO of the listed insurer, Catlin
Group, from 2003 to 2009. Since 2009 Chris has held a number of non-executive director and chair roles,
including serving as a non-executive director of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from 2011
to 2020. He is currently a non-executive director at two companies and a trustee of two other charities,
in addition to King’s College Hospital Charity. He has lived in South East London almost all his life, and
currently lives in Peckham.
Timothy Hornsby CBE
Appointed: 1 June 2016
Timothy is Chair of the Harkness Fellows Association and of the International Tree Foundation. He is on
the Audit and Risk Committee of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Committee, a Trustee of Field Lane
Charity, a Board member of the Audience Agency and a Trustee of the British Architectural Trust Board.
In his previous career Timothy was Chair of the National Lottery Commission, Chair of the Horniman
Museum, a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, a Board member of the Water Council, and of the
International Institute for Environment and Development, Director General of the Nature Conservancy,
and Chief Executive of the Royal Borough of Kingston.
Appointed: 18 March 2019
Heather has more than 30 years’ experience working in the health and social care sector. She recently
worked as Interim Director of Operations for the Social Investment Business. Prior to that, she spent three
years at the British Red Cross as UK Director of Innovation and Insight. Before moving into the charity sector,
Heather was a management consultant working on a variety of projects for the NHS, local government and
third sector, and an academic leading a number of high profile informatics projects for the NHS.
Heather is also a Trustee of the Mary Ward and Blackfriars Settlement.
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