The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Chris Schofield

Chris Schofield

Non-Executive Director

From 1 April 2018 

A practising solicitor, specialising in corporate law, Chris is the Founding Partner of Schofield Sweeney LLP Solicitors, and a Trustee of the Leeds Hospital Charity Cares, and a number of other local charities, including St Gemma’s Hospice. Chris is the chair of Governors at the One in a Million Free School and a Trustee of the Enhance Academy Trust. Chris is non-executive director of JBA Group and is a part-time lecturer (business and commercial law) at Huddersfield University. Chris has served has served as the Under-Sheriff of West Yorkshire.


Chris was a Non-Executive Director for the Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group and has strong experience of the NHS.


Chris is the Senior Independent Director, a member of the Building Development and Innovation Committees, an observer of the management Committee for Research & Innovation, is the named Non-Executive Director for Medical Staff in Difficulty, is the Health & Wellbeing Guardian and represents the Trust within the City’s Health and Social Care Board.