Gwyn Bevan is Professor of Policy Analysis and Deputy Head of Department (Strategy and Resources). He has been head of LSE’s Department of Management and a Director at the Commission for Health Improvement. He is 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. His current research in health care includes comparisons of performance of across the countries of the UK, applying a new approach to priority setting, STAR (socio-technical allocation of resource) . He helps organise the Wennberg International Collaborative.