Dr Olu Olasode

Dr Olu Olasode, Non Executive Director
Dr Olu Olasode, Non Executive Director


Senior Independent Director/Non-Executive Director


Chair of the Integrated Audit and Governance Committee

Member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee

History with the Trust

Term: 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2024 (first term)

Professional background

Fellow Chartered Accountant, Economist, and Leadership Consultant

Other current activities

Olu has over 32 years of executive leadership experience and 25 years as Non-Executive Director and Chairman of audit and governance with several health, social care, housing, community development and private sector organisations; including the Care Quality Commission, the Audit Commission, and with local and central Government.

He is a chartered accountant, economist, and leadership consultant, and has acted as a catalyst for effective governance, leadership, corporate strategy, and financial resilience for over three decades.  With substantive experience in culture transformation, corporate turnaround and change management.  Dr Olasode has delivered on major projects and programmes across the private sector, public sector and in Government.

In addition to his current executive role as Group Chief Executive Officer of TL First Consulting Group, Dr Olasode is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the the Integrated Audit and Governance Committee with East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, and Independent Chair of Audit and Governance with the London Borough of Croydon Council.