Gwyn Bevan is a visiting Professor at the Government Outcomes Lab where he works closely with our researches on a part time basis. He is an Emeritus Professor of Policy Analysis in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he was a head of Department; and an Affiliate Professor, Istituto di Management of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa. He is a member of the Advisory Board to Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary on the programme of regular force inspections. He was a member of the Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation that advises the Secretary of State for Health on the formulas to be used in allocating resources for health care and public health in England’ and Director of the Office for Healthcare Performance at the Commission for Health Improvement (which was responsible for regulating quality in the NHS in England and Wales from 2001 to 2004).
His current research includes examining evidence for assessing and preventing type 2 diabetes, developing a new economics of public services based on ideas of reciprocal altruism, enabling commissioners of health services to reallocate resources to improve value in austerity, evaluations of the ‘natural experiment’ of outcomes of differences in policy that have developed between the different countries of the UK after devolution. He helps organise meetings of the Wennberg International Collaborative, a community of scholars working to identify and reduce unwarranted variation in health care.