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Trust Board Members

The NIAS Trust Board comprises of a Chairman, 5 Non-Executive Directors and 5 Executive Directors (including the Chief Executive).  The Chairman is responsible for leading the Board and for ensuring that it successfully discharges its overall responsibility for the organisation as a whole.  The Non-Executive Directors are appointed by the Department of Health (DoH) and they are appointed on merit to act in a personal capacity on the Trust Board.

The Executive Directors, led by the Chief Executive, are the full-time operational Directors of the Trust and are responsible for the operation of the organisation and for the implementation of the Board’s decisions.

Click on the pictures to find out more information about each Trust Board Member.

Chair - Nicole Lappin

Chair – Nicole Lappin

Chief Executive - Michael Bloomfield

Chief Executive – Michael Bloomfield

Medical Director (acting) – Dr Nigel Ruddell

Rosie Byrne Director of Operations

Michelle Lemon Interim Director of Human Resources

Paul Nicholson Interim Director of Finance

Non-Executive Director – Jim Dennison

Non-Executive Director - Mr Trevor Haslett CBE

Non-Executive Director – Mr Trevor Haslett CBE

Non-Executive Director - Mr William Abraham

Non-Executive Director – Mr William Abraham

Non-Executive Director – Mr Dale Ashford QFSM

Non-Executive Director – Mr Dale Ashford QFSM