Professor Martin Knapp

  • Professor of Health and Social Care Policy
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, UK
  • 21/02/2022
Advisor, Project lead Health

Personal Summary

Martin Knapp is Professor of Health and Social Care Policy at the Department of Health Policy and Director of NIHR School for Social Care Research. He has also been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009 and conducts research at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC; formerly PSSRU).

His current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, autism and long-term social care; much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he seeks to tease out the policy implications. He has published more than 500 peer-review journal papers and 15 books. His work has had numerous impacts on policy and practice in these areas.

Expertise: community care policy; dementia; health economics; health policy; long-term care; mental health; mental health economics; social services; social care


Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC); Department of Health Policy