Sheila Childerhouse has a wide breadth of experience within the public and voluntary/community sector. She brings an extensive network in the Health Service and has served for various local and regional Health bodies since 1984 in non-executive and chair roles. She led PCTs from 2000 and latterly she chaired NHS Norfolk & Waveney. She has also chaired provider trusts including Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust. She is currently a non-executive director of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Sheila's original background was in eduction and she was a local authority member for over 20 years, chairing major committees and was the portfolio holder for Social Well-being. She has led rural and urban regeneration organisations, most significantly Keystone Development Trust, one of the largest trusts of its kind in the country. Sheila is a partner in a farming business and was a member of the board of the East of England Development Agency, and deputy chair from 2009, leading on economic participation and social inclusion. Currently Sheila is developing a portfolio including executive coaching, organisational leadership support and partnership development, building on her broad experience of strategic leadership, innovation and change at local, regional and national level. Sheila is a school governor and is a trustee of the Burrell Museum.