Neil Craig

Honorary Professor
Neil Craig is Acting Head of the Evaluation Team within Public Health Sciences, NHS Health Scotland. He graduated in Economics and Social Policy from the University of Leeds and worked in the Government Economic Service as an Economic Assistant before completing the Masters degree in Health Economics at the University of York. He then worked as a Health Economist in health boards in the north of England and Scotland before taking up a post in the Department of Public Health at the University of Glasgow where he was Lecturer in Health Economics and Co-ordinator of the Masters in Public Health. He then moved on to Audit Scotland where he worked as a Performance Auditor in health and social care before taking up post in NHS Health Scotland. He has interests in health economics, in particular public health economics, the economics of prevention and the evaluation (including economic evaluation) of public health interventions. Current work areas include evaluation of Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol, citizens’ basic income, the increase in the funded hours of early learning and childcare and 20mph speed limits.