Alec Morton


Personal Statement

Alec Morton has degrees from the University of Manchester and the University of Strathclyde. He has worked for Singapore Airlines, the National University of Singapore, and the London School of Economics, has held visiting positions at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Aalto University in Helsinki, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, and the National Audit Office and is a member of the International Decision Support Initiative. His main interests are in decision analysis and health economics.  His research is funded by the European Commission, the Department of Health, the Medical Research Council and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and the Chief Scientist's Office of the Scottish NHS.

Alec has been active in the INFORMS Decision Analysis Society, EURO and ISPOR. He is on the Editorial Board of Decision Analysis and is an Associate Editor for the EURO Journal on Decision Processes, the Transactions of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and OR Spectrum. Past consulting clients include the National Audit Office, the Department of Health, the Environment Agency, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria. His papers have won awards from the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research and the Society for Risk Analysis.  His book Portfolio Decision Analysis with Jeff Keisler and Ahti Salo won the INFORMS Decision Analysis Society publication award in 2013 and his paper "CUT: A Multicriteria Approach for Concavifiable Preferences" (with Nikos Argyris and Jose Figueira) was a finalist for the same prize in 2016 .

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Decision analysis
  • Health economics
  • Health policy
  • Health systems financing

Teaching Interests

My teaching experience has been in the area of decision analysis, statistics, problem structuring methods and consulting skills. I have also taught courses on healthcare management and policy.

  1. Policy analysis and policy analytics

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Inequity averse optimisation in operational research

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Measurement issues in the evaluation of projects in a project portfolio

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  4. CUT: a multicriteria approach for concavifiable preferences

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  5. Patrolling games

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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  1. EPSRC (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  2. Plenary talk at HTAsialink

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

  3. Horizon2020 (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

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Alec Morton

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