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Charlie Massey

Job Title Chief Executive, General Medical Council

Charlie joined the General Medical Council as Chief Executive and Registrar in November 2016.

Prior to that he spent 4 years as a Director General at the Department of Health where he had responsibility for acute care provision, policy and strategy on workforce issues, quality, safety, regulation and professional standards.

Before joining the Department of Health, Charlie was Director for Ageing Society and State Pensions at the Department for Work and Pensions, where he led on policy for State Pensions and other pensioner benefits, extended working life and ageing.

He worked in a variety of roles across government and the wider public sector, in particular leading on improving funding of final salary pension schemes as Executive Director of the Pensions Regulator; Childcare and drugs reviews in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and work on Royal Mail and the future of the Post Office network at HM Treasury. @gmcuk