Phillip Marshall

Director of Workforce and Organisational Development, Harrogate and District NHS

Biography

Phillip won NHS HR Director of the Year at the national Healthcare People Management Association’s awards 2017 and was described as “one of the pre-eminent HR Director experts in terms of workforce development, skills and education.

Mr Marshall joined the Trust as a Director in October 2006 and has worked in the NHS in Yorkshire since 1987. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management.

Mr Marshall has broad NHS human resource and general management experience and has worked in mental health, primary, and secondary care NHS organisations. He has significant organisational change and employee relations experience.

He is committed to working in partnership with trade union colleagues to deliver staff engagement and change and the promotion of, and adherence to, organisation values. He has led the Trust to be recognised as a top 100 healthcare employer as well as accreditation as an ‘Investors in People’ organisation, during which time the Trust has continually maintained its position as being in the Top 20% of NHS Trusts in the country for overall levels of staff engagement. Mr Marshall is a certified practitioner for Neuro-Linguistic Programming and MBTI.

The Director of Workforce and Organisational Development is responsible for providing strategic and operational human resource leadership; with Lead Board Director responsibility for associated areas including Innovation and Improvement, Organisational Development, Medical Education, Military Health and Health and Wellbeing. He is a Board member of the Local Education and Training Board (HEE) for the North region and a Board member of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Local Workforce Action Board.