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

Analysis

Mortality and life expectancy trends in the UK

Since 2011 improvements in life expectancy in the UK have stalled, and for certain groups of the population, gone into revers...

Analysis

Creating healthy lives

This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health. I...

Blog

The ‘good health’ gap: what will it take to reduce health inequalities?

Following the publication of the government’s prevention green paper David Finch considers a missed opportunity to improve on...

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