RLB appoints new head of healthcare

May 22, 2017.

RLB appoints new head of healthcare

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has appointed industry specialist, Conor Ellis, to head up its UK Healthcare Sector with immediate effect.

Conor has been involved in the healthcare sector for over 20 years, including 10 years in hospital management in the UK. He has held a number of senior management roles in the private sector including being a Partner at Tribal, Head of Health Sector UK and Europe, EC Harris (Arcadis) and most recently, Head of Health, Citrica.

During his career, Conor has worked extensively for health organisations, private sector operators, investment houses, government departments and contractors to achieve efficiency and best evidenced based practice on clinical and non-clinical design/space. This includes total asset and estate solutions. Conor also regularly lectures at international conferences, participating in NHS England Estate panels, DQI, several strategy design forums and in completing NHS toolkits.

“The team at RLB has a great record in working closely with its clients and I look forward to joining them to collaborate with CCGs, Trusts, Government Agencies, investors, contractors and the design community to improve patient, staff and carers environments and outcomes,” says Ellis. “With a global reach at RLB, my role will be to work closely with the organisations health team to ensure our best practice is transferred to our clients.”

Dean Sheehy, RLB Director, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Conor as a Partner to RLB to lead our expanding Healthcare business.  His breadth of international healthcare experience plus absolute focus on customer delivery will be a tremendous asset to our business.”

RLB is currently working with a range of healthcare customers including: Public Health England, NHS England, NHS Trusts including University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and in London, the South West, the West Midlands and across the North of England.

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Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

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