Richard Vize (@RichardVize) has been a commentator on public policy and public services reform for more than 25 years. He is a columnist for the Guardian Healthcare Network, contributes to the British Medical Journal and works with a range of organisations across health and local government.
Richard is a former editor of both Health Service Journal and Local Government Chronicle, was managing director for media at Dods Parliamentary Communications and head of communications at regulator Ofsted. He and his teams have won a number of awards.
He is a trustee of the whistleblowing charity Public Concern at Work. Richard’s passions are photography, independent travel and political history.