Richard Mitchell is Chief Executive of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, having been appointed to this role in October 2021. In October 2023 he was also appointed Chief Executive of the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group.
Richard chairs the East Midlands Acute Providers Network, where the 8 acute providers across the East Midlands come together to improve clinical services and to strengthen recruitment and retention. He is also Chair of the East Midlands Cancer Alliance and the Midlands Regional Talent and Leadership Board.
Richard is proud to work in his local hospitals, and he and his family live in Leicestershire.