Shelley joined HERU in 1991 and is currently a Research Fellow. She graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a BA in Economics in 1989 and joined HERU after working at the Scottish Office as an Economic Assistant. She has since gained an MSc in Economics from Glasgow University and a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen. Her research interests are primarily on the impact of incentives on the provision of healthcare, healthcare users and health behaviours. Her research focus is currently on behaviours during pregnancy and food choices. Shelley is coordinator of the MSc/PgDip/PgCert Programme in Health Economics for Health Professionals.