David Walker has been appointed as the new Chair of OH Foundation Trust. He succeeds Martin Howell , who served as chair since 2019 and completed his last term of office at the end of March 2019. The Trust’s Council of Governors, which includes elected representatives of the public and staff, made the appointment at its meeting on 5th September 2018, following a recommendation by an Appointment Panel which included elected and partner governors. David was previously deputy chair of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a member of the Centre for Mental Health’s Commission for Equality in Mental Health. His professional career spans journalism, research, marketing and public affairs.