Richard Gleave, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of Public Health England will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series entitled "Evidence informed leadership - how does evidence influence the leadership of health organisations?".
Richard will reflect on how the leadership of organisations that seek to improve and protect the public's health - national and local government, the NHS, voluntary and community organisations - should be informed by evidence and research.
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Richard is the Deputy Chief Executive of Public Health England, the national expert agency on the public's health. Since its creation in 2013, Public Health England has played a central role in responding to major threats to the public's health, such as Ebola and Zika, issuing key reports on the health impacts of alcohol, e-cigarettes and sugar.
Richard is also a Senior Tutor in management at Oxford University where he is studying for a Doctor of Philosophy in Evidence Based Health Care. During 2017 Richard has been part of the City Office in Bristol City Council. Richard has worked in the NHS in the Bristol area, as Chief Executive of the Royal United Hospital at Bath and a Director at the Strategic Health Authority. He was the NHS Director of Performance between 2002 and 2007 from which he was awarded a Harkness Fellowship at Kaiser Permanente and University of California Berkeley.
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