Priory Group appoints Group Human Resources Director

The Priory Group of Companies has appointed Paul Mather as Group Human Resources Director.

Paul joins the specialist healthcare and education provider from Volex Plc, a UK listed global manufacturer with more than 10,000 employees.    He has more than 20 years corporate and management consultancy experience in strategic and commercial HR including change management, culture change, leadership, employee performance and compensation structures and team development.

Paul has previously worked within the healthcare sector, consulted extensively to the public sector and spent the early part of his careers at the energy provider PowerGen.  

The Priory Group currently operates more than 450 facilities across the UK that support service users’ health, care and specialised needs, employing over 12,000 staff. Paul Mather said: “The Priory Group of Companies has an excellent reputation within the healthcare and education  sector for the quality of the services it provides.

“The  sector is evolving as Government policy takes effect and everyone working in the sector has to embrace this change."
“As a Group we must continue to strive to exceed service user and commissioner requirements for a high quality, innovative service that offers value for money.  Our highly motivated staff team is vitally important in ensuring the Group delivers to that agenda, so providing the necessary support to service users and their families.”