An experienced lawyer has joined the Board of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Kathryn was a partner at the global law firm Linklaters for 20 years where she specialised in commercial conflict resolution. She was also the firm’s first Global Pro Bono Partner and chaired the Corporate Responsibility Committee.
Kathryn has held a number of voluntary positions including that of Trustee of Royal Courts of Justice Advice – a Citizens Advice Service. She is currently a non-executive director of International Rescue Committee UK and The Hall for Cornwall Trust.
Speaking about her appointment, Kathryn said: “I am delighted to be joining the board of the GOSH. I feel immensely proud to be joining a team of such talented, committed and caring people and look forward to working with them to further the work of this fantastic hospital."
Sir Michael Rake, the Hospital’s Chairman said: “We are delighted that someone of Kathryn’s calibre and experience has joined the Board.”
Kathryn joined the Board in October 2018.
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Notes to Editors
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children, with the widest range of specialists under one roof.
With the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, we are the largest centre for paediatric research outside the US and play a key role in training children’s health specialists for the future.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity needs to raise money to support the hospital to give children who need help the most the best chance for life. The charity funds patient and family support programmes, provides the latest medical equipment and supports the essential redevelopment of the hospital. It has also launched a five-year strategy to support research in some of the most serious and complex childhood diseases. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is the largest dedicated funder of paediatric research in the UK and our work is entirely funded through the generosity of supporter donations. For more information visit www.gosh.org