Nick Fahy is the research group director for health and wellbeing at RAND Europe, where he oversees research in such areas as health systems and healthcare innovation, workplace wellbeing, and the behavioural and social determinants of health and wellbeing. He was previously senior researcher in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University. Particular achievements include acting as Specialist Advisor to the Health Committee of the House of Commons for their inquiry on Brexit and health, publishing analysis highlighting the health systems impact of the Eurozone ‘bailout’ programs and the impact of Brexit on health in the UK, and working with the World Health Organization to establish a Foresight process looking at the long-term future of health systems in Europe.
Nick Fahy has over twenty years of experience in European health policy, including ten years in the Health and Consumers Directorate-General of the European Commission where he led work on cancer, rare diseases and cross-border care. Before joining the Commission, Nick worked in the Department of Health in the UK, and was chief of staff to two ministers. Nick is co-lead of the Partnerships theme of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre as well as a new Green Templeton College initiative for the Future of Health and Care; he is also a visiting lecturer at the Management Centre Innsbruck for their programs on international health and social care management.