Director General, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

Jonathan Marron

Biography

Jonathan Marron is the Director General for the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Prior to this role Jonathan was Director General of Public Health in the department. He has had a range of roles across the health service including:

  • Director General for Prevention, Community and Social Care
  • Director for primary, community, mental health and 7-day services at DHSC
  • Director of Strategy and and Transition Director at Public Health England
  • Director of Strategy and Planning at NHS South West Essex PCT
  • Policy Director at Monitor
  • System Reform and Commissioning Lead at DHSC

Director General, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

The Director General for the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is responsible for the following policy areas:

  • health improvement and disparities policy, systems and innovation
  • prevention services
  • diet, obesity and health behaviours
  • addiction and inclusion
  • early years, children and families
  • health improvement and disparities analysis
  • the Employers, Health and Inclusive Employment unit, joint with the Department for Work and Pensions
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)

Department of Health and Social Care and Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

Previous roles in government

  • Director General, Public Health
  • Director General, Community and Social Care
  • Director of Strategy