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George McCracken

George McCracken is Head of Estates, Risk and Environment at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.

George joined the Health Service in 1993 as a Hospital Engineer in Down Lisburn Trust. Prior to this appointment he worked in Industry in cable manufacturing and foundry works. In 2002, he moved to the Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast, to take up post as a Senior Engineer. On 1 November 2007 George took up post as Head of Estates Risk and Environment in the new Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, which is one of the largest Trusts in the UK.

He holds a First-Class Honours Degree in Construction Engineering & Management, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Building, Member of IHEEM and RSPH.

Currently George leads a Risk Team that has and continues to provide an innovative approach to the management of risk with an Estates Healthcare Environment.

He also leads the Estates Environmental Team, which has been at the fore front of developing new and innovative technologies which promote sustainability in healthcare and contributes to reducing healthcare inequalities to the population of Belfast and beyond. 

Session presented: Water - Assurance Frameworks