Ms Wendy Williams
Membership details: Independent Member
Board of Governors
Employment Committee (Chair)
06/07/2023 – 05/07/2024 (third term, third year)
Wendy is Deputy Chair of Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, was previously Chair of Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust and has also held three other Non-Executive Director positions in the NHS – Liverpool Heart and Chest Trust, Countess of Chester NHS Trust and the Walton Centre NHS Trust. Other NHS activities include assessing for the ACCEA (Clinical Excellence Awards), runs a business coaching doctors in difficulty as well as a range of NHS executives, and a voluntary mentor for NHS staff.
Previously a Change Director in both the private and public sector, Wendy was brought in to lead large scale change projects in several UK central government departments as well as private sector organisations in France, Germany and the USA. She continues to coach executives on handling change.
Wendy has always lived in the North West and has an honours degree (2:1) in Psychology/Communication Studies from Liverpool University. She has served as a school governor twice, one comprehensive school and one private charitable status school. Wendy was also a member of a regional NSPCC Business Board.
Wendy is married and has two children, four grandchildren and two dogs. She is an enthusiastic skier, walker and cook.