Ian Kirkpatrick is the Monash Warwick Professor of Healthcare Improvement & Implementation Science (Organisational Studies) at Warwick Business School. At Leeds he served as Chair of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Academic Quality Committee and Director of the Leeds Social Science Institute. Ian’s research interests are in the management, organisation and performance of health services, both in the UK and internationally. He has made use of a variety of routine and administrative data sources to profile the nature and effectiveness of management and governance in the UK NHS and other health systems (including Spain, Italy and China). Ian is also involved in research focusing on other professional services, including management consulting, law and professional and trade associations in the United States.