Ray Walker is an experienced NHS Senior Manager and Nurse and has been an Executive Director of Nursing for over 10 years.
His career has been spent primarily in the NHS, initially as a nurse and latterly as a Senior Manager, and over the last 15 years he has worked primarily in the Mental Health sector.
In previous roles Ray was the North West Mental Health Lead and was involved in the development and implementation of the Mental Health policy nationally.
He has led and overseen significant service redesign and improvement in the Mental Health arena and was an Expert Member of the Prime Minister’s Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery.
Ray was a member of the NMC Strategic Advisory Group on revalidation and a member of the Nursing Management Editorial Board.
He is the Chair of the NHSI Safe Sustainable Staffing Group focussing on Mental Health.