Members engage with key stakeholders, such as senior representatives from the Department of Health and Social Care and the arm's-length bodies, on the implications for the workforce of existing and emerging national policy. Members also champion specific workforce areas, bringing an expert perspective from their organisation and networks.
Meet our workforce policy board
Alastair HendersonChief executive of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
Alastair is chief executive of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC).
Anita PisaniDeputy chief executive and director of workforce at Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust
Anita joined Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust in June 2012
Charles AshtonMedical director at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Charles Ashton started as the South Warwickshire Foundation Trust's medical director in January 2014.
Eugine YafeleChief executive of Dorset Health Care University NHS Foundation Trust
Eugine has been chief executive of Dorset Health Care University NHS Foundation Trust since December 2018.
Gail ByrneChief nursing officer at University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust
Gail joined the University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust in 2010 as deputy director of nursing and head of patient safety.
Helen RayChief executive of North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Chief executive at North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Joe HarrisonChair of the NHS Employers policy board
Joe is chief executive of Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kath GriffinDirector of HR and OD at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Kath became director of human resources and organisational development for South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust in 2016.
Kerry GulliverDirector of HR and OD at East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Kerry has been with EMAS for more than five years in a variety of roles and has spent the past year as acting director of people and engagement.
Melanie CoombesDirector of nursing at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CWPT)
Mel became chief executive of CWPT in January 2021.
Nick HulmeChief executive of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Nick has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 35 years.
Paul StantonDirector of human resources and organisational development at The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth and co-representative for for independent health sector providers.
Paul is director of human resources and organisational development at The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth.
Russell HillsClinical chair at Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group
Russell has been clinical chair at the CCG since August 2017.
Samantha AllenChief executive of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board
Sam Allen became chief executive of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board in January 2022.
Siobhan HarringtonChief executive of Whittington Health NHS Trust
Siobhan was appointed chief executive of Whittington Health in September 2017.
Siobhan MeliaChief executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Siobhan Melia has been chief executive of Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust since September 2016.
Professor Dame Sue Hill DBEChief scientific officer at NHS England and NHS Improvement
Professor Dame Sue Hill OBE PhD DSC CBiol FRSB Hon FRCP Hon FRCPath is the chief scientific officer for England.
Susan AcottChief executive of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Susan was appointed chief executive in April 2018.
Suzanne RastrickChief allied health professions officer at NHS England and NHS Improvement
Suzanne was appointed as chief allied health professions officer for NHS England in September 2014.