Notes to editors
For further information, please contact Andrew McCracken, Head of Press and Public Affairs at The King’s Fund, on 020 7307 2594 or 07774 907 960.
Richard is due to take up the post of Chief Executive of The King’s Fund on 2 January 2019.
Richard Murray’s biography
Richard currently leads the policy team at The King’s Fund and his responsibilities include overseeing the policy work programme and contributing to the wider work of the Fund, particularly to understand the key challenges and opportunities facing health and care.
Before joining The King’s Fund in January 2014, Richard was chief analyst at NHS England and had held a number of roles at the Department of Health, including senior economic adviser, director of strategy, director of financial planning and chief analyst, and director of finance, quality, strategy and analysis.
Richard initially trained as an economist and spent five years in academia before joining the Department of Health as an economic adviser. Following this he spent four years as a health care specialist at McKinsey & Co.
The King’s Fund
The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. We help to shape policy and practice through research and analysis; develop individuals, teams and organisations; promote understanding of the health and social care system; and bring people together to learn, share knowledge and debate. Our vision is that the best possible health and care is available to all.