Dame Jackie Daniel

Chief Executive
Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust

Dame Jackie began her NHS career as a nurse before moving into management, and has been a Chief Executive Officer for 19 years leading a range of acute, mental health and specialist trusts.

She was appointed as Chief Executive of Newcastle Hospitals, a top performing, highly specialised, research-focused tertiary centre in March 2018. Since then the trust retained its outstanding CQC status, and was the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency.

Alongside her academic qualifications, she is a qualified personal coach and a strong advocate of developing diverse leadership and supporting women in leadership roles.