Chris Thomas

Head of the Commission on Health & Prosperity
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)

Chris is head of IPPR's Commission on Health and Prosperity, and the institute's principal health fellow. Before working at IPPR, he held roles in the charity sector - including at Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK. He has advised NHS England on the cancer content of their Long Term Plan, the World Economic Forum on health system resilience, and major end of life care studies in England and Scotland. Chris regularly contributes to the HSJ and Tribune magazine and appears on broadcast media. He published his first book The Five Health Frontiers - a future plan for health in the UK - in January 2022.