Mr. Jim Mackey

Chair and Chief Executive, Monitor

Jim Mackey became Chief Executive of Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority and Chief Executive Designate of NHS Improvement on 1 November 2015.

Jim is a qualified accountant who joined the NHS in 1990. His previous role have included:

  • Chief Executive of Northumbria Healthcare NHS FOundation Trust
  • Interim Chief Executive of Northerland Care Trust 
  • Chief Operating Officer of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Regional Director of Finance at the Regional Health Authority
  • Deputy Chief Executive of Northumbria Healthcare Trust
  • Director of Finance at North Tyneside Healthcare NHS Trust

​He has a keen interest in quality of care, especially patient and family experience and has participated in a number of reviews and national projects, including the Dalton Review in 2014.