Mrs Taylor is a chartered accountant and until March 2015 was the Chief Officer for Financial Management at Leeds City Council. She has spent over 31 years in Financial Services at Leeds City Council, qualifying as an accountant in 1987. She has extensive experience, working in a wide range of financial disciplines more recently leading the Council’s capital programme and treasury management functions and overseeing aspects of the revenue budget.
As part of her council role Mrs Taylor held three directorship positions – Director of Community Ventures Leeds Limited, Director at Norfolk Property Services (Leeds) Limited and Alternate Director for the Leeds Local Education Partnership. She left her full time post in the spring of 2015 and has continued to contribute to the success of the Trust.
Mrs Taylor is a Vice-Chair of Governors and Resources Committee member at a local Church of England Primary School.
Mrs Taylor is chair of the Finance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.