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Mike Batley is Deputy Director of Research Programmes at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).
Mike is accountable for the NIHR research Programmes at DHSC, including the Policy Research Programme, Global Health Research Programme, NIHR translational and applied research programmes (including HTA, HS&DR, EME, PHR, i4i, RfPB, PGfAR), NIHR Schools for Public Health, Primary Care and Social Care, and the Research Design Service.
Mike is a member of the NIHR Strategy Board.
In addition to his NIHR-facing accountabilities, Mike is part of the DHSC analytical team leadership.
Mike has held a number of policy, strategy and delivery roles within DHSC and other Government Departments. Prior to his time in the civil service, Mike undertook research in medical statistics and quantitative genetics.