Conor Ellis

Head of Health RLB, Rider Levett Bucknall


Conor is the Head of Health and Partner of RLB in the UK, leading major health and social care assignments. Conor has experience in healthcare delivery ranges from strategic planning to operational commissioning and efficiency reviews, covering primary, community and particularly acute projects. His focus is on achieving sustainable healthcare delivery, matching investment to new ways of working.

 Conor has 25 years’ experience in the health industry, including previous operational experience of running clinical divisions  regional health initiatives and national studies.

He has worked on more than 125 projects with a capital value of more than £12 billion worldwide including major UK projects like Central Manchester, Tunbridge Wells and UCL to projects like HMC Qatar and Karolinska Sweden. He has worked on more than 35 primary, community and mixed use schemes from St Andrews Scotland to ACADS in Slovakia. In addition to being one of 6 DQI accredited facilitators of NHs projects, he has sat on a number of NHS national committees such as the current “New for Old” group working on long term national capital investment planning. He has published over 40 papers and spoken at many international conferences on health planning and project management in healthcare.

He is a member of the Association for Project Management, a member of Institute of Healthcare Managers and has a Master of Business Administration from Liverpool Business School. He has been part of several national groups  from looking at KPIS for the NHS to  work on the Lord Carter estate group. He has written more than 40 articles on healthcare and carried out conference talks in several countries.

His recent commissions include projects for  Portsmouth Hospital Emergency centre, Royal Berkshire Hospital and its proposed medical school campus at the University of Reading,  the development of a  new Primary care centre and  business cases for a Mental health Trust.


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