Travis Laird

Executive Director, International Operations

Cleveland Clinic, USA

Travis Laird was appointed Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic International Operations in August 2022.

Cleveland Clinic International Operations facilitates global relationships, leveraging the Enterprise’s intellectual capital to transform care and enhance quality and patient experience while driving sustainable, transformative growth and improving quality of life. This is accomplished via patient referral streams and the development of new business opportunities between the Cleveland Clinic and other international healthcare systems and organizations.

Mr. Laird previously served as the Chief Business Operations Officer for Cleveland Clinic London. He was responsible for the design and implementation of the Cleveland Clinic London operating model, combining the best of UK healthcare with Cleveland Clinic. In addition, he led non-clinical operations including supply chain, protective services, patient support services, enterprise analytics, facilities and estates, and the project management office.

Mr. Laird has led or assisted in the capital planning and activation of nearly five million square feet of hospital, emergency department, and outpatient space. Prior to London, he led the successful launch of the Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital in Ohio.

Mr. Laird holds a Master of Health Administration degree from The Pennsylvania State University and is an alumni of the Cleveland Clinic Administrative Fellowship Program.