Beccy Baird

Fellow, Policy

Beccy works in the health policy team, leading research and analysis across a range of health care issues.

Beccy joined the Fund in 2007, first as adviser to the chief executive and then, in the policy team, leading responsive policy work around the general election in 2015.

She has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 20 years, and before joining the Fund was associate director for service improvement in a cancer network. She spent two years in San Mateo County, California, developing a model of integrated health and social care funding and delivery for older people. She began her career as a researcher in older people and mental health services.

She has an MSc in health systems management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Beccy is a trustee of Young Minds, the national charity for children and young people's mental health.