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Helen Edmondson

Head of Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary

Helen is responsible for advising the Board and the organisation on all aspects of governance.  She guides the Board and its sub committees in the responsible and effective conduct of their roles, ensuring it acts fairly and with integrity.  She is responsible for the smooth running of the office of the Chair and Chief Executive by managing the Corporate Office.  She is the primary point of contact and advice for the Non Executive Directors and Trust Governors.


  • BSc (Hons) International Politics and International History
  • Certificate of Performance in Coaching Practice
  • Certificate in Management

Professional profile

Helen has worked in the NHS for over 28 years in a range of managerial roles; including Director of Corporate Affairs and HR in an ambulance Trust and  Associate Director of Governance in a large CCG.  She has worked in the Hertfordshire health and care system for over 10 years in both commissioning and strategic planning organisations.  She joined HPFT from Hertfordshire and West Essex STP. 

Membership of Board Committees

In attendance at IGC, FIC and Audit and the Board.


Email: corporate.office@nhs.net

Tel: 01707 253800


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