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Richard Smale

Richard Smale

Executive Director of Strategy and Transformation, Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire CCG

Richard is the Executive Director for Strategy and Transformation with the Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) Integrated Care System (ICS). His role involves leading on the development of the ICS and the transition to the statutory arrangements proposed in the White Paper.

His career has included roles in finance, general management, IT and service transformation where his focus has been on how these support functions can make life easier for those in the front line of care delivery.

Richard is passionate about the improvement of health and care services and addressing the wider determinants of health. Having trained as an accountant at the start of his career, he has subsequently studied both organisational development and quality improvement and is a Teaching Associate on the Quality, Service Improvement and Redesign (QSIR) Programme