Jonathan Develing began his NHS career in 1980 and has a clinical background in both general and psychiatric nursing at Clatterbridge and Withington Hospitals. After moving into health management he was responsible for developing quality specifications and care standards before becoming involved in contract management as a Director of Contracts for South Cheshire Health Authority.
He became Director of Commissioning for North Cheshire in 2003, before being appointed Director of Specialised Commissioning for Cheshire and Merseyside PCTs. In October 2006 Jonathan was appointed as Chief Officer of the North West Specialised Commissioning Team. He has led the National High Secure commissioning team and was responsible for the transition of specialised commissioning across the North region to NHS England.
Jonathan was appointed as Regional Director of Operations and Delivery for NHS England (North) in October 2012 and has since started working at NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group as Chief Officer at the beginning of May 2015.