Russell started his career in Taunton & Somerset undertaking service manager roles in Urgent Care, Acute Medicine and Theatres and Outpatients before joining Bart’s Health NHS Trust as General Manager for Women & Children’s services. After becoming Director of Operations for Children’s services at Whittington Trust he was responsible for Acute Paediatrics at Whittington Hospital, community children’s services across five London boroughs and community and inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Since 2017, Russell has worked at North Middlesex Trust as both Director of Operations for Surgery and Medicine and has most recently been the Trust’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer.
Russell enjoys working through operational challenges, and is passionate about enabling teams and supporting colleagues to excel while challenging the status quo and always seeking improvement. He is a graduate of the NHS’ Aspirant Chief Operating Officer programme and is excited to move to Yorkshire with his family.