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Ian Dalton CBE

Ian Dalton CBE is in charge of BT’s business with customers across the UK’s public sector.

BT's Global Government and Health team work with central, local and devolved government, healthcare, police forces and defence organisations in the UK. BT helps them deliver many of the UK’s most vital Public Services.

With 27 years’ experience in the NHS and social care, Ian was one of England’s most senior healthcare leaders. Before BT, he was COO and deputy CEO for NHS England.

Ian had lots of senior roles in the NHS and the Department of Health before that – including CEO of NHS North of England, MD of Provider Development, national director of NHS Flu Resilience and CEO of NHS North East. He’s also been CEO of two hospital trusts and worked on the reconstruction of civilian health services in Iraq.

Ian is a Companion of the Institute of Healthcare Management (the organisation for managers and leaders in the UK health and social care sectors).

He was also made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to healthcare. Ian has an MBA from the University of Durham and Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of York.