Hattie Llewelyn-Davies, chair

Hattie Llewelyn-Davies joined as chair of The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in September 2021.

Hattie has extensive experience as chair of NHS organisations, having chaired Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust (HPFT) for many years before spending the last seven years as chair at Buckinghamshire Health NHS Trust. She sits on the board of NHS Providers and the steering group of the Disabled NHS Directors Network (DNDN).

Before joining the NHS, Hattie had a number of chief executive and senior management roles in the housing and homelessness sector; and was awarded an OBE for services to homeless people in 2004. Hattie was also recognised by the Sunday Times as Non-Executive of the Year for the Public and Not for Profit Sector in 2019.

Hattie chairs Eastlight Community Homes, a housing association based in Essex and works with a wide range of housing organisations on governance, strategy and resident involvement.

Inpatient comment:

Everyone offered words of such reassurance and kindness. I felt so cared for and the communication with me at all times was fantastic.