Dr Felicity Harvey CBE


Dr Felicity Harvey retired as Director General for Public and International Health at the Department of Health in June 2016.

Her previous roles included:

  • Director of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit
  • Head of Medicines, Pharmacy and Industry Group at the Department of Health
  • Director of Prison Health at HM Prison Service
  • Head of Quality Management, NHS Executive
  • Private Secretary to the Chief Medical Officer

Felicity qualified in medicine in 1980, specialising in medical microbiology. She was later seconded to Henley Management College to study for an international MBA.

Previous roles in government

  • Director General, Public and International Health Directorate