Danny Mortimer is the chief executive of NHS Employers, a post he has held since November 2014.
NHS Employers is the voice of employers across the English NHS, and leads work relating to workforce policy and practice.
Danny also serves as deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, of which NHS Employers is part.
He first worked in healthcare as a porter and a CSV care assistant before becoming a management trainee in Stoke-on-Trent. He worked for the NHS in Bath and Brighton before taking up his first director post in West Sussex. He then worked in executive roles in hospitals in Hertfordshire and Nottingham before joining NHS Employers.
Danny is a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a trustee of the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion and the NHS Retirement Fellowship, and chairs the Cavendish Coalition of social care and health organisations.