Tim Read is the Director of Research & Content at LaingBuisson. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the production of LaingBuisson’s Market Reports and consultancy engagements. This includes worked across Fair Cost of Care projects, market assessments for older people’s care services, producing a Specialist Care Conference, and writing LaingBuisson’s and Children Services and National Private Acute market reports. Tim routinely speaks at conferences, and has also featured on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours, and is regularly quoted in national media articles on social care topics.
Tim has nearly 20 years’ health and social care experience across the public and private sector. Previously, he was Managing Director of Marwood Group, a health, social care and life sciences consultancy specialising in policy, regulation and reimbursement for national and international clients, working for CQC to develop their strategic priorities and deliver a national thematic report on mental health crisis care, as well a background in local government and becoming a Visiting Fellow at the Health Experiences Institute, University of Oxford to explore how user experience could drive improvements in care quality.