John Rogers has been the Chief Executive at Skills for Health since its establishment in April 2002. John leads the organisation in its mission to support and encourage health organisations to plan, develop and utilise their workforce effectively and sustainably to deliver high quality services for public benefit.
John has a long history of over 30 years work across the health sector – predominantly in leadership roles in support of workforce development, and has a particular passion for the support of the development of the wider workforce. Previous to Skills for Health, he was Chief Executive of Healthwork UK (the National Training Organisation for Health), Operations Director at the NHS Training Authority, and held senior roles in the Department of Health working directly with national NHS Exec Directors to focus on workforce development nationally in key areas of Finance and IT.
John Rogers is also Chief Executive of the Workforce Development Trust group, incorporating Skills for Health, Skills for Justice and with wholly owned subsidiaries, People 1st International and SFJ Awards. He has also served as the Chair of the UK-wide Alliance of Sector Skills Councils (2008-2013) and as a non-Executive Director of the South West Learning and Skills Council. John is also currently a non-Exec Director at the Federation of Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS).
Find out more about Skills for Health’s Executive team and Board members here.