Mark started his NHS career within public health in 2002, where he oversaw the development and delivery of community public health programmes, including one of the first NHS community-based childhood obesity programmes.
In 2006 Mark moved into a more strategic role for South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust as Associate Director of Performance, before taking on wider responsibilities including commissioning, contracting and performance management.
In 2010 Mark moved to the acute hospital sector, working for Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as Associate Director for their Surgery Division. He then took up the Board position of Executive Director of Operations, which he held for two and a half years.
Since joining Derbyshire Healthcare, Mark has led the Trust’s business and transformation functions and wider partnership work across the city and county. He has also been responsible for procurement and contracting.
On 1 October 2016, Mark Powell was appointed as Acting Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is responsible for leading the delivery of Trust services and operational performance.
Acting Chief Operating Officer
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Derby, DE22 3LZ
Tel: 01332 623700 ext 31209