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Professor Jeff Collin PhD

Jeff Collin PhD is a Professor of Global Health Policy and Head of Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh.  A political scientist, his research focuses on globalisation, health governance and corporate strategies to influence public policy. He was a member of the WHO expert group monitoring tobacco industry influence on policy, is a member of the tobacco advisory group of Cancer Research UK Studies, and is a co-investigator in the UK Centre on Tobacco and Alcohol Studies. Recent publications  examine WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, conflict of interest in international health philanthropy, policy coherence in global health, and UK government support for the global expansion of the alcohol industry.