Dr Alex Carter

Dr Alex Carter

Senior Lecturer in Practice

Department of Health Policy

+44(0)20 7955 6959
Room No
COW 2.10
Office Hours
Wednesday 14:30-16:30
English, French
Key Expertise
Health economics, Health systems, Healthcare quality

About me

Dr Alex Carter is a Senior Lecturer in Practice at the Department. In his research, he has developed methods for evaluating the clinical and economic impact of information systems in the NHS. This theme is part of wider research he conducts on the economics of information and technology innovation. He is the course director (interim) for the executive MSc in Health Economics, Policy & Management and has extensive experience teaching health systems, financing healthcare, and economic evaluation.

 Alex has consulted for the World Health Organization (economics of health security, 2016-2018) and advises governments and health ministries on various topics. He also advises biotechnology manufacturers and commercial funders on health technology appraisal.


Programme Co-Director, Executive MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences
HP400 Financing Health Care
HP4C3E/HP4G3E Economic Evaluation in Health Care


Visiting Fellow, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London

Expertise Details

Cost-effectiveness analysis; process modelling; discrete-event simulation; resource allocation; quality improvement; patient safety; health system strengthening; health security