Mark Petticrew is Professor of Public Health Evaluation in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is Director of the Public Health Research Consortium (PHRC), and is also a member of the Policy Innovation Research Unit (PIRU), both of which are funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme.
His recent research includes the evaluation of the Public Health Responsibility Deal. This policy, launched in 2012, involved voluntary agreements between government and the alcohol and food industries, among others.
His main research interests are in evidence-based policymaking, and the evaluation of the health effects of social and other policies, as well as having a focus on the commercial determinants of health.