Principal Analyst, NHS Improvement
Mark Gorman started his career in the NHS as a graduate finance trainee in 1992. He qualified as a CIPFA accountant and worked in management and then financial accounting before developing an interest in IT. This led him to work as an application developer for an acute trust, developing contact management systems for patient services and carrying out year 2000 data migrations. He then worked in software delivery to the NHS in the private sector for 15 years, starting off as an implementation consultant and progressing through to professional services director with product management responsibility for patient level costing.
He joined NHS Improvement as a costing manager in January 16, writing the worked examples of the costing standards and developing the costing assessment tool (CAT) for the costing transformation programme. He moved to the model hospital team in the operational productivity directorate in February 2017 as the principal analyst for corporate services and procurement, managing the analytical team that supports these work streams of the Carter programme.