Cathy Elliott

Chair
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Biography

Cathy is the Designate Chair of West Yorkshire’s Integrated Care Board, taking on the role in December 2021. Cathy also has a Ministerial appointment with the Department for Transport as the independent Chair of a funding programme for the Government’s High Speed 2 (HS2) project.

Cathy is a social policy, philanthropy and social economic investment advisor, and has worked with a range of not-for-profit organisations, particularly the national Power to Change Trust and the international Savannah Wisdom Foundation.

Cathy’s previous experience includes: Non-Executive Director (NED) for Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust in the Greater Manchester ICS; Chief Executive of Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside, alongside being a trustee of the national UK Community Foundations (2009 – 2016); and interim Chief Executive of the national Cohesion and Integration Network charity, working with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, in 2018/19.

Cathy is a Senior International Fellow of the City University of New York’s Centre on Philanthropy & Civil Society; a Clore Social Leadership Fellow; a post-graduate of Bayes Business School; and a graduate of the University of Manchester.

Twitter: @MargotElliott