Professor Neil Squires


Neil was appointed Deputy Director for Health Workforce for the north of England at PHE in 2014.

Career highlights:

  • Head of profession for health at the Department for International Development (DFiD)
  • long career working internationally including being based in Mozambique, Bangladesh and Malawi
  • worked across a number of countries in Africa and Asia as a regional adviser for DFID
  • spent 3 years working for the European Commission as a seconded national expert working on health workforce development

Previous roles in government

  • Director of Global Health