Ann Netten (Chair)
Ann, who is now retired, was the Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent and the Department of Health-funded policy research unit in Quality and Outcomes of person-centred care (QORU) until 2013.
She was also a founder member of the NIHR School for Social Care Research (SSCR), Professor of Social Welfare at the University of Kent, and is still a member of the Academy of Social Sciences.
She led the programme of work that developed the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) and developed the early series of volumes of Unit Costs of Health and Social Care. Her research interests include the measurement of outcome, costs and quality in social care, housing and care of older people, and economic evaluation of social welfare interventions, including criminal justice.