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Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner - Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Finance Committee

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Lisa Gardner was appointed as a Non-executive Director on 1 June 2008. She has acquired a broad range of business experience over more than 20 years; the posts held during that time include finance director of both Aardman Animations Limited and Business West Bristol. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992 after gaining a BA Honours degree in accounting and finance at Kingston University.  Her current role is as Interim Director of Finance at Above and Beyond, a local charity that raises funds for the Trust's hospitals. Lisa is Chair of the Finance Committee at the Trust and sits on the Audit Committee. She is also a board member at the Watershed's Trust and Trading Companies. She has served as a Parent Governor at Westbury Park Primary School, where she was also Chair of the Finance Committee, was the financial director at Aardman Animations Limited for 11 years and since then has worked in the finance director role at Business West and in the retail industry before returning to practice and freelance work.