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John Appleby

Former Chief Economist

John Appleby left The King's Fund in 2016.

John Appleby became Chief Economist at The King’s Fund in 1998. He has worked in the National Health Service in Birmingham and London, and as senior lecturer at the universities of Birmingham and East Anglia.

John has published widely on a range of health care finance and economic issues in books, academic journals, reports, magazines and newspapers. He contributes regularly to the British Medical Journal on economic issues. John has also acted as an adviser to the UK government and parliament in various capacities.

As well as his post at The King’s Fund, John is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics at City University, where he teaches and carries out joint research with colleagues in the City Health Economics Centre.