Chris Dzikiti

Page last updated: 23 May 2024

Chris joined CQC as our Director of Mental Health in October 2022. He was appointed as the Interim Chief Inspector of Healthcare in May 2024.

A registered mental health nurse, Chris has more than 20 years’ experience of delivering, commissioning and transforming healthcare services. Before joining CQC, he was a deputy director of NHS England’s national retention programme. He also worked as a programme director leading mental health service transformation in London.

From 2017 to 2021, he worked as a global healthcare consultant for Health Education England in India, giving technical support for mental health services there.

Chris is a coach and mentor of young people from minority ethnic backgrounds.

Chris Dzikiti, our Interim Chief Inspector of Healthcare