Malcolm is professor of performance management at the Universities of Nottingham Trent and Gloucestershire. An acknowledged expert on the economics, finance and management of public services, he has had extensive experience in health, education and local government as an employee, an academic researcher and as a management consultant with KPMG and PWC. He has worked at the highest levels of government (UK and overseas) and has advised Ministers, Ambassadors, senior civil servants, public service managers and service professionals on a variety of public policy and implementation issues. He has had several long periods of secondment to the UK Department of Health and has been a consultant to WHO, UNHCR, UNPA, DFID and the World Bank. He was financial adviser to the House of Commons Health Select Committee and an expert witness to the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee. He was also an advisor to two former UK Shadow Secretaries of State for Health. He has over 80 publications to his name including eight books and many research reports and academic papers.