Professor Jill Manthorpe
Jill is Director of the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit, Professor of Social Work at King's, and NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus.
During 2013 she has been continuing a Senior Leadership programme funded by the NIHR with Ashridge Management School. She is involved in advisory work for the Department of Health on several subjects and works closely with several social care employers to link research and practice.
In the past year she presented research findings to international conferences in the United States, Malta and South Korea; she also travels widely in the UK to speak with local and regional networks, mainly through Making Research Count. She works on a number of Unit studies that are funded by the Department of Health and also on other studies funded by the NIHR with Unit colleagues and other research teams.
Within King's College London, Jill supervises post-graduate and doctoral students.
Jill is a Trustee of the Centre for Policy on Ageing and Patron of the Greater London Forum of Older People.