Robert Ede

Head of Health and Social Care


Robert is an award-winning healthcare policy specialist, and leads the Health and Social Care Unit. He joined Policy Exchange in 2020 following seven years in consultancy where Robert advised private and third sector organisations across a range of issues including NHS estates, vaccinations, dementia, and genomics.  Robert acted as the Prize Director for the Wolfson Economics Prize 2021 on the subject of hospital planning and design. He has degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Exeter.

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