The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Craige Richardson

Craige Richardson

Director of Estates and Facilities

From August 2019 

Craige has been with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for over 25 years, working in various estates and facilities roles before progressing to the Director of Estates and Facilities. During this time, Craige has been instrumental in managing the ongoing transformation of the Trust estate, which is one of the largest and most complex acute estate portfolios in the NHS.

Craige is the executive lead for estate management and strategic development, facilities operational services, sustainability and violence reduction and prevention, supported by a team of over 2,500. He is committed to ensuring that the estate and supporting services contribute to delivering exceptional patient care.

Craige is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institution (CMI), is an active member of the West Yorkshire Net Zero Board Leads Network and played a significant role in leading the regional response to managing the COVID-19 pandemic.