Spectrum People Board of Trustees

Peter Box - Chair

Peter Box as well as a trustee for Spectrum People is a well renowned leader and innovator across a range of Local Government Services in the area as well as being the current leader of Wakefield Council. He has also been the Chair of Various Committees and Trusts and a Probate and Trust Lawyer until he retired in 2005. Peter was awarded a CBE for his services to local government in 2010.

Dr Linda Harris

Dr Linda Harris is the founding Chief Executive and Trustee of Spectrum Community Health CIC and Spectrum People. An experienced GP and Clinical Director within Wakefield, Linda has been championing the needs of vulnerable people in the local area for over 15 years. She is also currently a Fellow and Medical Director of Substance Misuse and Associated Health for the RCGP.

Karen Holland

As well as being a trustee for Spectrum People, Karen Holland has been involved in many aspects of health care during her career. With a background in Speech and Language Therapy, Quality Assurance and Compliance Karen has also been Assistant Director for the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYFT) working across Wakefield, Barnsley, Huddersfield and Halifax. Before she retired from the NHS Karen led on compliance for SWYFT working with the two main regulators, the Care Quality Commission and Monitor.

Steven Michael

As well as being one of our trustees, Steven Michael held the position of Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS FT between 2007 and March 2016. Steven started his career as a registered nurse in 1985, and has since held many prestigious management and leadership roles within the healthcare sector leading to an OBE for services to the sector in 2014.

Michelle Roden

As well as being a trustee for Spectrum People Michelle Roden is a consultant business analyst and project manager with cross industry experience primarily within the areas of financial services, logistics and utilities.