Chief Executive and Registrar, General Medical Council
Policy Leaders Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Charlie Massey has been Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Medical Council since November 2016. He was previously Director General for Strategy and External Relations at the Department of Health from May 2012. His work with the GMC is building on the service reform undertaken in the past few years, including increased responsbility in medical education, and establishing the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.
Charlie is a career civil servant, having previously worked in HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office, Department for Work and Pensions, the Pensions Regulator and the Department of Social Security. Prior to taking on his current role, he was a Director in DWP with lead responsibility for policy on State Pensions and other pensioner benefits, extended working life, and the ageing society.