NELFT Trust Board

The NELFT NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors has 13 voting members. Seven members, including the Chair, are non-executive members. They are appointed by the Council of Governors to provide an independent view to the work of the Board. Six members, including the Chief Executive, are executive members. They are in charge of the day-to-day running of the Trust.

Board meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every other month in the Boardroom,Trust Head Office, CEME Centre – West Wing, Marsh Way, Rainham, Essex, RM13 8GQ. Board papers are available a week prior to the Board meeting and can be viewed here: Board papers

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Brid Johnson

Brid Johnson

Brid Johnson
Chief Operating Officer

Brid moved into the Chief Operating Officer role on 1 March 2024.

Brid is a Nurse by background with over 30 years’ experience working in the NHS across a range of areas including mental health, acute, community services and also as a commissioner.  Brid joined NELFT in 2010 from Southwest Essex Community Services and has held a range of Senior Manager roles since then.

She has a track record of transforming services and delivering high quality patient care. Brid is motivated to improve the way teams work in partnership in order to deliver improvements to the services we provide to residents.

Brid enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading fiction, walking and taking every opportunity to travel.