Dal Johal
Dal Johal
Head of talent, capability & learning
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Dal Johal

Head of Talent, Capability & Learning


Dal leads on the agenda for talent, developing capability and learning. 

With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Dal has a passion for learning and development and equality, diversity and inclusion. She brings together both agendas to develop programmes of learning which are vibrant, modern and embrace an inclusive learning culture for everyone to own and take part in. In previous roles, Dal has successfully led on several high-profile projects, specialising in organisational development and change, leadership development, talent and succession management, whilst managing a wide multifaceted learning and development agenda.

Dal supports a number of organisations as a trustee or a judge such as for the National Construction Awards. Dal is a qualified coach and a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) with a Masters in Strategic HRM. She is an established lecturer in her field delivering postgraduate and Masters programmes. Dal has jointly co-authored several books for CIPD and gained a credible reputation as an ongoing researcher and publisher.

In her spare time Dal enjoys family time as well as staying active and has a keen interest in a variety of sports and supporting environmental initiatives.