Trust governors

The council of governors exists to represent the views of foundation trust members, to hold the board of directors to account, and advise on the Trust's future direction.

The governors are elected by our foundation trust members which currently stands at approximately 10,000 made up of patients, carers, the public and staff.

All Trust members are eligible to stand for election - join today! 

Use the following links for more information:

The Trust’s council of governors has 22 positions, of whom 18 are elected from the public, patient and staff constituencies.

The table below lays out how our governors are chosen.  

Elected governors

Constituency Number of governors Areas / classes represented





North London (1)
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire & Essex (1)
South London and South-East England (1)
Rest of England & Wales (1)



Patients & carers




North London (2)
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire & Essex (2)
South London and South-East England (2)
Rest of the United Kingdom & overseas (2)
Carers (1)



Representing both hospitals

Appointed governors

Partner Number of governors
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea


London Borough of Hillingdon


University of London


Imperial College London



Currently, we do not have an appointed governor representing:

  • University of London

Council of governors meeting dates

Tuesday 11 February 2020 2.30pm to 4.30pm Royal Brompton Hospital board room
Tuesday 9 June 2020 11am to 1pm Microsoft Teams
Tuesday 13 October 2020 11am to 1pm 

Microsoft Teams

Tuesday 15 December 2020 11am to 12pm Microsoft Teams

How to join

If you would like to attend the next council of governors meeting on 15 December 2020, please email Sam Armstrong, Trust secretary: