Nigel is a renowned worldwide authority on health policy and delivery systems. His work addresses a range of issues including national and local policy design and evaluation, payment system reform and performance management.
In a distinguished career, Nigel has served on a number of boards and commissions and has been closely involved in the development of activity-based funding in the UK NHS, representing both payers and providers.
Having gained an intimate understanding of how healthcare policy is formed and implemented, Nigel is keen to stimulate new ways of thinking in order to reshape health systems.
Nigel has recently worked with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policy and the Nuffield Trust, looking at the future of payment systems in Europe and as an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe on healthcare delivery, strategy, financing and policy. He is a Senior Fellow with the King’s Fund, an internationally recognized think tank and research institute.
Previous roles include Policy Director of the NHS Confederation, the membership body for providers and payers in the NHS, and Director of the London Health Economics Consortium for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he is currently an honorary visiting professor.
Nigel has a degree from Oxford University and an MBA from the University of Westminster.