Steph Haywood is a Research Fellow with the Third Sector Research Centre in the School of Social Policy. She is part of a research team exploring the role of charity and voluntarism in Britain’s health sector since the NHS was established in 1948. This is a multi-institutional, collaborative research project funded by a £1.4 million grant from the Wellcome Trust.
Prior to joining the University of Birmingham, Steph completed her PhD at the University of St Andrews. Her PhD project examined philanthrocapitalism – the application of business- and market- based actors, methods, and motives to philanthropy. At St Andrews, Steph also worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre for the Study of Philanthropy & Public Good.
Steph has taught on a range of Management modules including enterprise and creativity, marketing, and the analysis of financial data. She has delivered seminars and lectures on philanthropy including the role of philanthropy in the global health agenda, the marketisation of philanthropy, and different theorisations of philanthropy.