Jane Lethbridge has specialised in the analysis of global commercialisation of health and social care and its impact on health and social care workers, social dialogue and trade union responses to liberalisation and privatisation. She has worked on public health issues in the UK and internationally, for over 20 years, with experience of management and project implementation in both the public and NGO sectors. Since 1994, she has specialised in policy development and strategic management. From 2001-2007, Jane Lethbridge was Senior Research Fellow, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU), University of Greenwich before becoming Principal Lecturer. She is currently developing research into the involvement of professionals in the improvement of public services. She became Director of PSIRU in August 2013. She currently works on a range of public service issues, including digital government and public-private partnerships.