The team

Michael Hallsworth

Principal Advisor & Head, Health & Tax

Michael leads the Behavioural Insights Team’s work on health and tax. He currently manages a long-term programme of work with Public Health England. He also leads the team’s work on tax, having previously run a series of large-scale randomised controlled trials to improve tax compliance at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. He co-authored the MINDSPACE and EAST reports on applying behavioural science to public policy, and is turning his taxation findings into a PhD at Imperial College, London. He has worked on a variety of policy issues for the Institute for Government and the RAND Corporation, and has published in the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Health Research Policy & Systems, and the World Economic Forum.

Dr David Halpern
Owain Service
Dr Rory Gallagher
Samuel Nguyen
Simon Ruda
Felicity Algate
Michael Sanders
Dr Marcos Pelenur
Elspeth Kirkman
Dr Alex Gyani
Joanne Reinhard
Hugo Harper
Alex Tupper
Antonio Silva
Stewart Kettle
Andy Jackson
Oliver Nguyen