Chris is a Senior Research Fellow in the Work and Welfare State team and he heads IPPR's work on health and care.
Chris' research focuses on progressive solutions to the challenges faced by our health and care system. Chris regularly comments on health policy in the media, and has by-lines in The Independent, Health Service Journal and Tribune, amongst others - his articles can be found here. He has also appeared on range of broadcast, including primetime shows on LBC and TalkRadio. Chris is also an editor of IPPR's journal of politics and ideas: Progressive Review.
Prior to joining IPPR, Chris led Macmillan Cancer Support's inequality policy team, and prevention research at Cancer Research UK. He has authored a number of peer review publications and holds a MSc in International Policy from University College London.
He has expertise in:
- Public health and disease prevention
- Healthcare funding, workforce and reform
- Health inequality
- The impact of Covid-19