Senior team

The Department of Health currently has 14 director posts, 8 of which are directors general.

  • Dame Christine Beasley CBE is Chief Nursing Officer and the Department of Health’s lead for nurses, midwives and Allied Health Professionals
  • David Behan CBE is Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships
  • Professor Dame Sally Davies is Chief Medical Officer and the UK Government’s principal medical adviser, and is Director General of Research and Development
  • Richard Douglas CB is Director General of Policy, Strategy and Finance
  • David Flory CBE is the Department’s Deputy NHS Chief Executive and Director General of NHS Finance, Performance and Operations
  • Flora Goldhill CBE is acting Director General for Corporate Development and Transition for the Department of Health
  • Professor David R Harper CBE is the Director General of Health Improvement and Protection and is the Department’s Chief Scientist
  • Professor Sir Bruce Keogh CBE is NHS Medical Director
  • Ian Dalton CBE is Managing Director of Provider Development
  • Katie Davis is interim Managing Director of NHS Infomatics
  • Jim Easton is National Director for Improvement and Efficiency
  • Dame Barbara Hakin OBE is National Managing Director of Commissioning Development
  • Anita Marsland MBE is Transition Managing Director – Public Health England
  • Jan Sobieraj is interim Managing Director of Workforce responsible for workforce issues in the NHS and social care system

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