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Tim Pile

Tim Pile, Trust Chairman

Tim is the Chair of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

In addition to this, he is a Non-Executive Director at Marshalls Plc and Chair of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP).

Tim was Chief Executive and Executive Chairman of Cogent Elliott, the leading Midlands-based Marketing Agency. Between 2001 - 2006, he was CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank and a member of Sainsbury’s Operating Board. 

Prior to Sainsbury’s, he led the Retail Function of the Alliance and Leicester Group as Marketing, Strategy and Sales Director between 1996 - 2001. Before this he served at LloydsTSB as Marketing Director.

He has held a number of non-executive roles including serving on the Board (and past President) of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, being a trustee of the Library of Birmingham, a governor at Bromsgrove School and on the Board of Cancer Research UK.