Russell Leese – Regional Head of Adult ASC Services – North East
Russell has over 18 years’ experience of supporting people with autistic spectrum conditions in a variety of settings including private residential and NHS services. He has worked in senior management roles for over 12 years and has been successful in consistently developing and providing quality services as a Registered Manager and Operations Manager. He was appointed as Head of Service for AALPS North in 2007 and was subsequently appointed to his current role in 2010. Russell possesses a background in Psychology and holds a strong BSc degree from the University of York as well as Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Disability Studies from the University of Birmingham.