Planning, Governance and Compliance

Mr Mark Devlin

Member appointed by Council (first appointed: 1 October 2017 for a first term until 31 July 2020).

Photo of Independent Member of Council (Mark Devlin)Mark is Chief Operating Officer with UNICEF UK, the leading child rights and international development charity. UNICEF UK is a major national committee of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, the world's foremost organisation for children. UNICEF programmes provide access to life-saving vaccination, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection for children in danger - especially those caught up in conflict zones and natural disasters.

He is a Trustee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for 1st Place, a South London children's centre charity. He is also an Advisory Board member with Article 25, an NGO supporting sustainable architecture projects internationally.

Previous career experience includes chief executive and non-executive chair roles in healthcare management and education. These include having been CEO of two NHS Trusts and Chair of Health Education England, South East region.

He is a Physiology graduate of Queen's University, Belfast and holds a Master's degree in Health and Social Services Management. He is a member of the Institute of Healthcare Management and Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).

Member of the following committees:

Strategic Performance and Resources Committee

Capital Programmes Committee