Director General, Acute Care and Workforce

Charlie Massey

Biography

Charlie Massey was appointed Director General for Acute Care and Workforce in July 2016.

Before that Charlie worked in a variety of roles across government, including:

  • Director General for Strategy and External Relations at the Department of Health
  • Account Director for Ageing Society and State Pensions at the Department for Work and Pensions
  • leading reviews on childcare and drugs in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit
  • leading work on Royal Mail and the future of the Post Office network at HM Treasury
  • working on pension protection at the Department for Work and Pensions

In his spare time Charlie is Deputy Chair of a charity, Action on Disability and Development. He also chairs a local housing charity, the Walnut Tree Trust. He is married with 3 children.

Director General, Acute Care and Workforce

The Director General for Acute Care and Workforce is responsible for the following policy areas:

  • acute care and quality
  • workforce
  • efficiency and productivity
  • communications and engagement

Previous roles in government

  1. Director General, Strategy and External Relations

    • 2012 to 2016