Michael is a practicing GP with an interest in health policy and public health. He is one of research leads for the now published LSE-Lancet Commission titled ‘The Future of the NHS’ and is currently undertaking secondments with NHS England and the Private Health Information Network. His published work has featured in the Lancet, Lancet Digital Health, Lancet Infectious Diseases, and the BMJ, covering a broad range of issues, from strengthening policy responses to antimicrobial resistance, promoting the economic benefits of primary care, and health technology assessment.
He has previously worked as a consultant for the World Health Organisation, the pharmaceutical industry, and several foreign governments. He is currently a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics, working towards a thesis focusing on measures of healthcare quality, having previously been awarded a distinction in a joint master’s in health policy, Planning & Financing from the London School of Economics and the London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.