Many of our members are recognised as international experts in their fields both by academic peers and by the relevant communities. The team consists of:

Prof. Sian Moore
Research Interests: Director, Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)

Associate Prof. Jane Lethbridge  
Principal Lecturer PSIRU
Research Interests: Privatisation and outsourcing of public services, including health and social care; social dialogue; digitalisation and future work; democratic professionalism in public services

Prof. David Hall
Visiting Professor, PSIRU associate
Research Interests: Impact of liberalisation and privatisation on public services, especially water and energy; public-private partnerships; trade agreements and public services; corruption

Dr. Emanuele Lobina
Principal Lecturer PSIRU
Research Interests: Comparative efficiency of public and private water operators; public–public partnerships; remunicipalisation

Prof. Steve Thomas
Professor, Energy Policy, PSIRU associate
Research Interests: Economics and policy on nuclear power; liberalisation of energy markets; corporate policies of European energy companies.

Sandra Van Niekerk
PSIRU Associate
Research Interests: Public services in Africa; renewable energy, especially the role of municipal governments

Dr. Vera Weghmann
PSIRU Research Fellow
Research Interests: Public Services, waste management, energy policy and energy democracy, remunicipalisation, public ownership, privatisation, company research