Nigel Edwards is Chief Executive at the Nuffield Trust. Prior to becoming Chief Executive in 2014, Nigel was an expert advisor with KPMG’s Global Centre of Excellence for Health and Life Sciences and a Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund.
Nigel was Policy Director of the NHS Confederation for 11 years and has a wealth of experience in health and social care. He joined the organisation from his former role as Director of the London Health Economics Consortium at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he remains an honorary visiting professor.
Nigel has a strong interest in new models of service delivery and a practical focus on what is happening at the front line and in wider health care policy in the UK and internationally.
Nigel is the lead contact for the Nuffield Trust’s work as the UK correspondent for the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies in the maintenance of health systems and policy monitoring. He has advised in developing health systems in Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Iraq.
Nigel is a well-known media commentator, often in the spotlight debating key policy issues. Have a look at Nigel’s health policy reading list.