Michael Bellas is the Director and Policy Lead for the NHS Estates & Facilities Efficiency and Productivity Division in NHS Improvement. Michael is a qualified accountant who has been involved in Estates and Facilities policy for over 15 years. His current responsibilities include leading the Policy team to deliver policy development including ministerial submissions, parliamentary responses and guidance publications, for Hard and Soft Facility Management subjects. In addition, he represents the NHS Estates & Facilities policy with other Government departments. Most recently this has included working with Cabinet Office and the Department of Communities and Local Government on the NHS response to the Grenfell tragedy.