John G. Richmond is the Programme Director for the Master of Public Health in Management and Leadership at the University of Sheffield. Prior to moving into academia, John worked for 10 years in healthcare management in public and private healthcare in Canada and USA.
John achieved his PhD in Management at Warwick Business School (WBS) in 2018 supported by a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Doctoral Fellowship where he investigated healthcare improvement, including how organisations learn and enhance patient safety. John’s post-doctoral fellowship at WBS was funded by The Health Foundation to evaluate a large-scale transformative quality improvement partnership between five English NHS hospital trusts and not-for-profit healthcare consultancy based in the USA.
John is committed to conducting research with impact, in 2023 he was appointed to the Ottawa based Policy Insights Forum, as an Honorary Policy Fellow in Societal Resilience and Climate Change to facilitate public policy discussions in this area. John also founded an international network of researchers to explore Health System Resilience for Extreme Weather Emergencies.