RLB appoints new head of healthcare


Conor Ellis joins Rider Levett Bucknall

Construction, property and management consultancy, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), has appointed industry specialist, Conor Ellis, to head up its UK healthcare sector.

Ellis has been involved in the healthcare sector for over 20 years, including 10 years in hospital management in the UK.

He has held several senior management roles in the private sector, including being a partner at Tribal; head of health sector UK and Europe at EC Harris (Arcadis); and, most recently, head of health at Citrica.

During his career, he 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.

He 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 of 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 carer environments and outcomes,” he said.

“With a global reach at RLB, my role will be to work closely with the organisation’s health team to ensure our best practice is transferred to our clients.”

Dean Sheehy, RLB director, added: ‘We are delighted to welcome Conor as a partner to RLB to lead our expanding healthcare business.

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“His breadth of international healthcare experience, plus absolute focus on customer delivery, will be a tremendous asset to our business.”