Editorial Board

Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Julian Le Grand

Professor Julian Le Grand
Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy London School of Economics
Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics
Former Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister


An economist by training, Julian Le Grand has been the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics since 1993.  From 2003 to 2005 he was seconded full-time to No 10 Downing St as Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister, Tony Blair.

 As well as Downing St, he has also acted as an adviser to the World Health Organisation, the World Bank, the OECD and the UK’s Treasury and Department of Health.  He is currently a member of the Group of Societal Policy analysts advising the President of the European Commission, and Chairman of Health England: the National Reference Group for Health and Well Being.  He has been vice-chairman of the board of a major teaching hospital, and a non-executive director of several government  regulatory bodies, health authorities, and research councils.

 He is one of the principal architects of the Government’s current health service and education reforms in England. Other policy innovations that he developed include the Child Trust Fund, the Bambini Bond, the Social Work Practice, Partnership Schemes for funding long term care, the Pupil Premium and Patient Budgets.

 He is the author, co-author or editor of eighteen books and more than one hundred articles on economics, philosophy and public policy, writes frequently for the quality press and is a regular commentator on radio and television.