David Finch

Senior Fellow

Healthy Lives team

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David Finch joined the Health Foundation in May 2018 as Senior Fellow in the Healthy Lives team.

David worked for the Resolution Foundation for four years, most latterly as Chief Analyst, before joining the Health Foundation. He worked on a range of issues including distributional impact of tax and benefit policy, demographics, pensions and pay progression.

David retains a part-time Senior Fellow role working for Resolution Foundation as an expert in Universal Credit, the tax and benefit system and calculates the Living Wage. He is also an expert adviser to the Scottish Social Security committee.

Prior to this, he worked as an Economic Adviser at the Department for Work and Pensions on areas including childcare and state pensions. David studied Economics at the University of Sussex.

Latest articles

Briefing

The nation's health as an asset

A briefing that asks: what is the social and economic value of maintaining and improving people's health?

Blog

The healthy life expectancy gap

David Finch, Senior Fellow in Healthy Lives, unpicks the latest ONS data on healthy life expectancy.

Thought paper

The local health environment

The CMO’s annual report 2019 considers what the state of the public’s health in England in 2040 could look like. The Health F...

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