During his fellowship with The King's Fund, Robert will be focusing on provider development, initially supporting work we are doing in South London.
Robert has worked extensively in both the NHS and the UK private health care sectors and also undertook a six-month secondment to Sentara Health Systems in Virginia, USA in 1995. He has held executive director-level positions in both health authorities and two large acute trusts in England and Wales.
Robert was previously Head of Policy Quality and Provider Relations at Bupa UK Insurance.
He has a PhD on the dynamics of the UK private health care industry and his first degree was gained at the University of York in Politics and Economic History. He has published two books and more than 70 articles.