Chief people officer (acting) - Lee Radford
Lee joined the Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB in October 2022 as director of organisational development and education and has worked in the NHS for over 15 years.
Lee started his career on a Youth Training Scheme working in IT in the further education sector then becoming a lecturer and then a senior manager in a college executive team.
He started his NHS career in 2008 and has worked in acute trusts in Nottingham as deputy director of training, education and OD and in London as a programme director for culture, leading on the King's Fund National programme for culture and inclusion by bringing together four acute hospitals into a group model. Lee has also served on the Board of the East Midlands Leadership Academy, been the Vice Chair of Governors at a local college and Local Education Training Council in Nottingham.
Lee is passionate about creating an inclusive and compassionate organisational culture and enabling and developing people to be their best selves. He has led the cultural transformation at a challenged acute Trust which has been voted the best place to work and receive care in the midlands in the national NHS Staff Survey for the last four consecutive years and he is really keen to share his experiences across Lancashire and South Cumbria that will make a difference to our communities and our people.