Professor Guy Daly


Professor Guy Daly is Dean of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Coventry. He comes from a health and social care background professionally and is a social policy academic.

His own research concerns social care (personalisation, choice, adult social care). housing policy, local government, and the governance of public services generally. He is an active member of the Social Policy Association and the Social Services Research Group. He is currently Joint Editor of the journal Research Policy and Planning.

Guy has also been active in the area of local governance, having been an elected councillor in Birmingham (1990-1998), a member of various schools' and further education colleges' governing bodies, and a board member of Birmingham Heartlands Urban Development Corporation.

He is currently a board member of Trident Social Investment Group, a trustee of the Human City Institute and a trustee of Grapevine. In addition, he represents Coventry University on: Coventry Health and Wellbeing Board; Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Local Education and Training Council (LET-C), the West Midlands Mental Health Institute LET-C, and the HE West Midlands Social Care, Independent and Voluntary Sector Advisory Group. He is a member of the West Midlands Clinical Senate and is Chair of the West Midlands Supported Housing Network.

Professor Guy Daly profile photo.

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Building: Richard Crossman

Room: RC110


Selected outputs

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020