Public health matters

Michael Brodie

Michael is Finance and Commercial Director for Public Health England. He has responsibility for the Agency’s £3.5bn budget and for developing and delivering innovative commercial solutions and leading the finance, commercial, ICT and estates functions.

Michael is also President of CIPFA in the North East, is a co-opted lay member of Durham University's Audit Committee and serves as a Governor for the Ashington Learning Partnership.

In 2009 Michael was a winner of the "Future Leaders" award organised by Public Finance and in 2013 he won Finance Director of the Year at the North East Accountancy Awards. He has a wealth of experience across the public sector having held senior finance positions in local government, the police service and the NHS.

Expert interview: Rethinking the way we invest in the public’s health

PHE and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) are working together to make the case that prevention and promoting good health is an important investment for our country. In this blog PHE’s Finance and Commercial Director Michael Brodie and Chief Economist Brian Ferguson answer questions about the project.