Professor John Benington is a Professor in Public Management & Policy at WBS at the University of Warwick.
His research interests include multi-level governance and inter-organisational networking. John's research also includes political leadership and strategic management of change in the public service sector
John was previously in marketing research for Unilever and has fifteen years of management experience in public service. He has held academic posts in poly analysis and public management at Birmingham University and was a visiting Professor at the School of Public and Development Management, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. John has been an academic adviser to the UK Minister of State for Local Government, and the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) and is a member of DETR's national steering committe for Best Value programme; and Cabinet Office's national steering committe for Better Government for Older People programme.