ROYAL Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity has announced that Jennifer Winter has been appointed the new Chair of Trustees. She takes over from Richard Hunting CBE on Tuesday 3 May, after Richard steps down at the end of his ten-year term as Chair of Trustees.
Jennifer Winter said:
“I am excited to be joining the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity as the Chair of Trustees. I am passionate about healthcare and am looking forward to working with the team to help to improve the lives of those who are impacted by heart and lung disease.”
Jennifer brings considerable experience in senior roles, delivering growth and change in both the private and charitable sectors. She is currently Chief Executive Officer of veterinary and pharmaceutical company Animalcare Group, where she has integrated separate business units to drive efficiency and growth. She has also been a Vice President at AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline.
Richard Bowyer, Chief Executive of Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity, said:
“Everyone at the Charity is excited to have Jennifer aboard as we embark on the next ambitious phase of our journey to improve the treatment of heart and lung patients. Jennifer has a huge amount of experience in the healthcare industry and her expertise will be immensely valuable to the Charity. I am very much looking forward to working with her.”
Jennifer joins the Charity during a crucial time as they are running appeals to provide a new sequencer for Royal Brompton’s world-class genetics and genomics team and raise funds to keep the hospitals at the leading edge of care for young patients.
Caroline Bault, a trustee at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity, said:
“Jennifer brings many strengths to this role, with a track record of success as a business leader, an NGO chief executive and non-executive director. We would like to thank Richard Hunting for his contribution to the Charity over the past decade, his dedication and passion have been inspirational.”