Theresa Nelson

Chief Officer for Workforce Development

Theresa joined the NHS in 2003 following a long career with Marks and Spencer where she held roles in Commercial Management and Human Resources. She has extensive workforce development experience, operating in senior board level roles with previous experience of bringing organisations together. She held a national role as lead for Clinical Leadership at the Department of Health and continues to champion leadership development through her regional roles.

Theresa is passionate about workforce development and getting the best out of people by creating cultures where staff experience really matters. Through her leadership at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and more recently at Birmingham Women’s Hospital the people agenda has become a top priority in delivering high-quality care for women, children and families.

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