Dr. Nick Richards is the Executive Director for Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC). In this capacity, he works to optimize operations and enhance patient access and experience across all ICLDC branches. He also leads efforts to expand ICLDC’s footprint within the UAE and the region.
Dr. Nick has more than 20 years of leadership experience, both as a physician and as an executive in various healthcare organizations across the Middle East and the UK. He has a proven track record of leading the transformation of organizations with a positive impact on patient care, clinical outcomes, and financial results.
With extensive medical experience as a Consultant Physician and Nephrologist, Dr. Nick’s past roles include leading one of the UK’s largest kidney programs. Prior to joining ICLDC, Dr Nick was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for the dialysis services of a major Abu Dhabi-based hospital group.
Dr. Nick studied at the University of London, earning a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1981, and an MD in 1992. In 2008, he completed an MBA from Warwick University, also in the UK. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London.