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Professor Matt Sutton (BA MSc PhD) - personal details

Contact details

Professor Matt Sutton

Role: Professor of Health Economics

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5952

Location:

Manchester Centre for Health Economics
Institute of Population Health
University of Manchester
Room 4.310 Jean McFarlane Building
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL 

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Biography

Matt obtained a first class honours degree in Economics with Econometrics from the University of Leeds in 1990 and an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York in 1991. 

Matt joined the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York as a Research Fellow in 1991 and worked on a series of projects for government agencies on the economics of addiction. In 1995 he was a National Drug Strategy Fellow based at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. In 1996 he had a visiting fellowship to the University of Malmo in Sweden.

Matt returned to the Centre for Health Economics at the University of York in 1996 as a Research Fellow in the new National Primary Care Research and Development Centre. In 1999 he left York to take up a secondment at the Scottish Executive as an Economic Adviser where he worked on the 'Arbuthnott' resource allocation formula and inequalities in health.

In 2000 he was appointed Senior Research Fellow in the Department of General Practice & Primary Care at the University of Glasgow where he lead a programme of research using linked survey, population and NHS administrative data. He simultaneously held a part-time appointment in the Information Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland.

He was appointed Professor of Health Economics by the University of Aberdeen in 2004 and was Director of the Behaviour, Performance and Organisation of Care Programme in the Health Economics Research Unit. He joined The University of Manchester as Professor of Health Economics in April 2008.  

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Member of the Department of Health Policy Research Programme Commissioning Panel (2014-)

Member of the NIHR Health Services & Delivery Research Programme Board (2012-)

Joint National Organiser of the UK Health Economists' Study Group (2010-)

Associate Editor of Health Economics (2007-)

Member of the MRC College of Experts (2005-2010)

Member of Advisory Group for the Review of General Medical Services Contract, Audit Scotland (2007-2008)

Member of NHSScotland Resource Allocation Committee (2005-2007)

Member of UK General Medical Services Formula Review Group (2004-2006)

Qualifications

BA Economics with Econometrics (Leeds), MSc Health Economics (York), PhD Economics (York)

Role

Matt is the Centre Lead for the Manchester Centre for Health Economics, the Deputy Director of the Institute of Population Health and the Theme Lead for the Faculty Cross-Cutting Theme on Health and Social Inequalities. He is also Visiting Professor at Aberdeen University's Health Economics Research Unit.