Michael Whitmore

Michael Whitmore
Research Leader
Cambridge Office


M.B.A., Cass Business School; M.A. in applied social science and social work, Durham University; B.Sc. in psychology and law, Keele University

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Michael Whitmore is a research leader at RAND Europe, primarily developing initiatives and research into health and work wellbeing.

His career spans more than twenty-five years across health and social care with the last nine largely dedicated to health and work. He has held roles that include programme director to Dame Carol Black's UK cross-government health and work team, developing fit for work services, as well as international product director of Wellbeing for Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group. He has also led global digital and big-data platforms, population health projects in inter-systemic behaviour change, delayed transfers of care and health and social care integration as well as development of a national mental health wellbeing programme to the UK construction industry.

Whitmore has an M.B.A. with distinction from Cass Business School, an International Leadership Certificate from London Business School, an M.A. in applied social science and social work from Durham University and a B.Sc. in psychology and law from Keele University.