Jonathan Grant is a Principal Research Fellow at RAND Europe. His main research interests are on health R&D policy, the use of research and evidence in policy making, and population policy issues. He and colleagues continue to provide analytical support on the implementation of the English Department of Health internationally acclaimed R&D strategy, Best Research for Best Health. In 2011 Grant led a rapid review of the Greek R&D system for the Minister of Education (2011) and was co-principal investigator of the influential report, Medical Research, What's it worth, that estimated the economic returns from biomedical and health research in the UK (2008). Grant was president of RAND Europe between June 2006 and October 2012. Grant oversaw the doubling of RAND Europe's activity in Europe, the founding of a vibrant and successful office in Brussels, and the establishment of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, a joint venture with the University of Cambridge. Grant joined RAND in 2002. He was formerly Head of Policy at The Wellcome Trust. He received his Ph.D from the Faculty of Medicine, University of London, and his B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics.
- Review of future options for science and technology policy for an incoming UK government
Recent Media Appearances
Interviews: BBC; The Guardian; The Independent; The Times