Leigh Curtis

Leigh Curtis MBE, Executive Director of Service Delivery and Director of Operations

Leigh is a state registered paramedic with a master’s degree in advanced paramedic practice in critical care. After an operational NHS career commencing in 1996 spent in a variety of frontline roles, Leigh’s career moved into paramedic education, developing and delivering nationally recognised and commended educational programmes.

In 2007 he left his role as the Executive Officer for the South East Coast NHS Ambulance Service to join KSS. During his time as Director of Operations and Executive Director of Service Delivery Leigh has overseen the introduction of several clinical and operational service developments including the introduction of the first 24-hour helicopter Emergency medical service in England. He was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty The Queen in the 2021 Birthday Honours, for services to the Air Ambulance Service, particularly during Covid-19.

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