Ben Collins

Project Director

Ben joined the King’s Fund in 2015 as a project director, working for the Chief Executive and across the Fund, including on policy and supporting the NHS in developing new care models.

Before joining the Fund, Ben worked as a management consultant. He has advised central government and the national bodies on a wide range of issues including economic regulation, provider finance, the provider failure regime and new organisational models. He has also worked with large numbers of NHS purchasers and providers on strategic and operational challenges.

In his earlier career, Ben was a fast stream trainee and manager within central government and an advisor at the European Commission. He has academic training in industrial economics and business strategy.

Selected work

How compassionate leadership can stimulate innovation in health care
4 May 2017 | Publication
12 Dec 2016 | Blog
Emerging innovations in governance and organisational form
11 Oct 2016 | Publication
11 Oct 2016 | Blog
Southcentral Foundation's 'Nuka' system of care
19 Nov 2015 | Article
2010 to 2015
24 Sep 2015 | Publication
A Transformation Fund for the NHS
22 Jul 2015 | Publication
Can the NHS be exempted?
18 Mar 2015 | Publication