Helen Hayden is Leeds City Council’s Executive Member for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, overseeing Transport, Planning and Regeneration in Leeds. As part of this role she sits on WYCA boards and the Yorkshire Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, representing Leeds at a regional level.
Previously she was Chair of the Adults, Health and Active Lifestyles Scrutiny Board – a position which was held since May 2016. The Board monitors progress towards improving health, lifestyles and the quality of care across the city. It also provides oversight of integration and partnership working in relation to the Council and health bodies and oversees activity relating to promoting and maintaining active lifestyle across Leeds.