Project Description

Sir James Mackey, Chief Executive of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, was appointed to be Chief Executive of NHS Improvement in October 2015[1]as a two year secondment. He confirmed that he intended to return to Northumbria.[2] He has resumed his post as Chief Executive at Northumbria Healthcare Trust in November 2017.

He is a qualified accountant and joined the NHS in 1990. He was reckoned by the Health Service Journal to be the seventh most influential person in the English NHS in 2015,[4] and the third in 2016.[