Improving Health and Wellbeing

Sharon Mays' profile

Appointed 16 September 2014


Prior to taking up the position of chairman, Sharon served as a governor, non executive director, deputy chairman and senior independent director.

She joined the board of the Trust in July 2011 when she became the senior independent non-executive director and, subsequently, she became deputy chairman. Following the governors re-appointment of her as non-executive director in June 2014, Sharon was appointed as chairman of the Trust with effect from September 2014.

Before joining the board of the Trust, Sharon was a non executive director of East Riding of Yorkshire Primary Care Trust.

Sharon is a member of the joint independent audit committee of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside and Humberside Police Force. She was also the principal independent person for standards investigations undertaken by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council in connection with alleged breaches of the Council’s Code of Conduct. 

Prior to her involvement with the NHS, Sharon was a partner at a locally based commercial law firm where she specialised in property regeneration and other commercial property transactions.


Sharon is a qualified lawyer.