Ben Gershlick Senior Economist

Economics team


Ben Gershlick joined the Health Foundation in 2013 becoming Policy and Economics Analyst in August 2014, and a Senior Economist in 2018.

Ben leads on our economic analysis of supply-side issues in health – including the health and social care workforce, finance and funding, and capital. This includes our report Closing the Gap, with the King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust, and Securing the Future, with the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Ben spent time at the Department of Health and at Channel 3 Consulting as a Health Policy Consultant. Ben has a an MSc in International Health Policy (focusing on health economics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he also got his undergraduate degree.

For media enquiries please contact the media office.

Latest articles


Feeling the strain

An analysis of the 2019 Commonwealth Fund survey data and what it says about general practice in the...

Research report

Falling short: the NHS workforce challenge

Our fourth annual report analysing the staff profile and trends in the NHS workforce in England in...


The excluded middle: Is the 'new money' new or not?

The announcement of a £1.8bn cash injection for NHS capital infrastructure projects has generated...

Kjell-bubble-diagramArtboard 101 copy

Get social

How can we put our nation’s health and wellbeing at the heart of society? Today at 18.00, @JenniferTHF will discu…

Follow us on Twitter
Kjell-bubble-diagramArtboard 101

Work with us

We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

View current vacancies
Artboard 101 copy 2

The Q community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

Find out more