Phil Richardson

Professor Phil Richardson

Chief System Integration Officer, NHS Dorset CCG

Dr Phil Richardson is the Chief System Integration Officer for NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group. He is also the programme director for Dorset's Integrated Care System (Dorset ICS) which is a partnership between the NHS and local authorities in Dorset. For NHS Dorset CCG his portfolio includes performance, commissioning NHS services for Urgent and Emergency Care & Elective Care, digital & IT for Primary Care, strategy & planning, research & innovation, clinical services, transformation services and the portfolio management office. For Dorset ICS, as a member of the system leadership team, he chairs the transformation & delivery board, Research Active Dorset and the Dorset informatics Group and has overall responsibility for Dorset ICS portfolio delivery.

Phil joined the NHS in 2014, prior to this he held commercial senior management and board roles in the pharmaceutical, biotech and digital industries as well as running his own consultancy. He worked nationally and internally on growth and transformation for organisations such as Amersham International, Pfizer, IBM, BUPA and Deloitte. Phil is a Chartered Biologist, a Chartered Scientist, has a PhD from Bath University, an MBA from the Open University; where he teaches strategy. He also has a visiting role at the University of Bournemouth. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has previously been IoD chair for Bath, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and completed 30 years commissioned reserve service for the RAF.