Dame Christine Beasley served the UK National Health Service in a number of roles during a 50-year career. She started as a student nurse at the Royal London Hospital and held a number of hospital and regional roles in nursing, operations and organisational development.
In 2003, she was appointed Partnership Development Director in the national Modernisation Agency. A year later, she took up her final role as Chief Nursing Officer for England, a post she held until 2012.
In parallel with her executive career, Dame Christine has been a member of various nursing and health related committees. She has been appointed to a number of non-executive positions in the health, charitable and higher education sector. She was Vice Chairman of the NHS Trust Development Agency from 2012 until 2016 and is currently Chairman of HEE London and South East Education Board.
She is Chairman of the Florence Nightingale Museum Trust and a Trustee of the Burdett Trust for Nursing.