Skills for Health welcome new principal consultant Jonathan Freegard to the team


By Skills for Health | 20 June 2022

Skills for Health has appointed a former Head of People Development at Wiltshire Police, Jonathan Freegard, as Principal Consultant.

Specialising in workforce planning and development, Jonathan will play a leading role in advising clients across the health and justice sectors.

Following a stellar 13-year career incorporating a variety of leadership roles at Wiltshire Police, in his most recent role Jonathan led on strategic workforce planning (SWP) strategy and delivery at Network Rail.

CIPD-qualified Jonathan’s broad base of expertise across vital public services makes him a perfect fit for Skills for Health, says Jon Czul, who heads up the not-for-profit’s growing Consultancy and Research Division.

“Jonathan brings a wealth of knowledge in the fields of workforce planning and development, having played a central role in devising the workforce strategies of large public service organisations for much of the last decade.

“He joins a growing team of workforce specialists, who are making a real impact to staffing and the delivery of vital public services, and we are delighted to have him on board.”

Commenting on his appointment Jonathan adds:

“Skills for Health make a real difference to employers and their employees, enabling them to better deliver frontline services. I’m delighted to now be a part of it.”

About Skills for Health

Skills for Health is a not-for-profit organisation committed to the development of an improved and sustainable healthcare workforce across the UK. Established in 2002 as the Sector Skills Council for Health for the UK health sector, it is the authoritative voice on workforce skills issues and offers proven solutions and tools, with the expertise and experience to use them effectively. Visit


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