Victor became chair of the NHS Confederation in April 2020. Before this, he was chief executive of Turning Point, a social enterprise providing health and social care interventions to approximately 100,000 people on an annual basis.
He is a non-executive director of the Co-Operative Group, Collaborate CIC, Nuffield Health, Visionable and Leadership in Mind. He is also the chair of Social Enterprise UK. Victor served for six years as a non-executive director on the board of NHS England. He has chaired a number of commission reports into: policing; employment; mental health; housing and fairness for The London Fairness Commission; the Metropolitan Police; and for central and local government. He was awarded a CBE for services to the unemployed and homeless people and became a crossbench peer in 2001.
Victor is a visiting Professor and Chancellor at the University of Lincoln; an honorary member of the Institute of Psychiatry; President of The International Association of Philosophy and Psychiatry and a Governor at The London School of Economics.
Victor has an MA in Advanced Organisational Consulting from Tavistock Institute and City University.