Dr. Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

Richard is Vice President, Medical Services at Emirates Airline where he leads and manages a portfolio of clinical services including Primary Healthcare, Family Medicine, Aviation Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Industrial Injury Rehabilitation, and Clinical Psychology. He also leads the Health and Wellbeing strategy, working with multiple stakeholders to maximize the staff and organizational benefits from a healthy workforce.

He represents Emirates Airline in the Global Chief Medical Officers Network, a group of clinicians in senior decision making roles from some of the world’s biggest companies. A previous Group Medical Director and GP Partner he has experience and expertise in board and operational governance, clinical systems improvement, patient safety and clinical leadership.

Previous roles include member of the UK Improvement Faculty, a founder member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management and Deputy Chair of the BMA Medical Managers Committee. He has several years’ experience of presenting to health care audiences nationally and internationally plus written discussion documents for The Kings Fund and RCGP. Richard lives in Dubai, UAE with his family.