- Roderick Crawford (Executive director)
Roderick Crawford has spent the best part of two decades working to inform public policy. He founded the political magazine Parliamentary Brief in 1992. Since then, he has covered in great depth a wide range of policy areas, including public service delivery and civil service reform.
- Professor Andrew Massey (Leadership)
Andrew Massey is head of the MPA programme in the University of Exeter. He has worked at a number of Universities in the UK and advised several governmental organisations in the UK and elsewhere. He is currently Professor of Public Administration at Exeter.
- Dr Richard Common (Organisational Change)
Dr Richard Common is the programme director of Manchester Business School's Master of Public Administration and executive editor of the International Journal of Public Administration and author of ‘Public Management and Policy Transfer in South East Asia’. He is a former civil servant.
- Professor Mark Evans (Curriculum development)
Mark Evans is Professor of Governance and Director of the Australia New Zealand School of Government’s Institute of Governance. He was formerly Professor of Politics, Head of Department and Director of the MPA and professional training programmes at the University of York (UK).
- Professor Wayne Parsons (Policy and implementation)
Wayne Parsons is professor of public policy at Queen Mary, University of London. His textbook Public Policy is used all over the world. He has extensive international experience in research, consulting, teaching and training. He has held several visiting professorships and is currently distinquished visiting professor in public policy at the Falcultad Latioamerica de Ciences Sociales.
- Professor Gerry Stoker (Local Government)
Gerry Stoker is Professor of Politics and Governance at the University of Southampton, UK. He is the director of the Centre for Citizenship and Democracy in Southampton. He was the founding Chair of the New Local Government Network (www.nlgn.org.uk) that was the think tank of the year in the UK in 2004. He has acted as an advisor to the UK government and the Council of Europe on local government issues over the last decade and more.
- Professor Lawrence Pratchett (e-Government)
Lawrence Pratchett is Professor of Local Democracy and Director of the Local Governance Research Unit. He is also the expert consultant to the Council of Europe’s ad hoc Committee on e-democracy (CAHDE).
- Professor Colin Copus (Local Government)
Colin Copus is Professor of Local Politics in the Department of Public Policy, De Montfort University. He has conducted research studies commissioned by the Department of Communities and Local Government and co-authored publications including ‘Making the Most of the New Constitutions’ (2003) ‘The Development of Overview and Scrutiny’ (2002) and New Council Constitutions (2000).
- Dr John Hudson (Policy Analysis)
Dr John Hudson is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of York. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Social Policy & Society.
- Dr Neil Lunt (Health management)
Dr Neil Lunt works within the Public Sector Management Group of the York Management School at the University of York. He is also a member of the Centre for Health and Public Services Management.
- Ellen Roberts (Online Team)
From 2002 Ellen developed and then became responsible for the e-Masters in Public Policy and Management at the University of York. The programme recruits from across the world and fosters an international learning community of public service practitioners.
- Kevin Hall (Online Team)
Since 2004 Kevin has been based at the University of York, and is Programme Director for the Masters in Policy Management and Governance within the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. His main teaching interests lie in organisational behaviour in the public and not-for-profit sectors and in the development and implementation of strategy and change.