About

I am an economist, with considerable experience in both research and policy. I have specific expertise in health economics, and also in economic analysis of public policy, economic evaluation, survey design and management, statistical analysis, and cluster randomised trials of complex interventions to improve service delivery. 

I have a BA in Economics and Econometrics, MA in European Political Economy, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and PhD in Health Economics.

I am currently the Managing Director of Island Global Research and based on Guernsey in the Channel Islands. I previously worked for UK Department of International Development, Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. I have worked in a number of countries across Africa and Asia, including Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria and India.

Education

PhD in Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, awarded in 2014
“Providers’ knowledge, preference and practice in treating patients with suspected malaria in Cameroon and Nigeria”.

MBA: Masters in Business Administration, University of Birmingham, awarded in 2001

MA in European Political Economy, University of Birmingham, awarded in 1999

BA (Hons) in Economics and Econometrics, University of Nottingham, awarded in 1998

 

Employment

Island Global Research
Managing Director (2017-ongoing)
Senior Manager (2016-2017)

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Department of Global Health & Development, Faculty of Public Health & Policy

Lecturer in Health Economics (2013-2016)
Research Fellow in Health Economics (2007-2013)

University of Oxford
Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health

Researcher in Health Economics (2006-2007)

UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Economist, Economic and Statistical Analysis Unit (2005-2006)

Economist, DFID Malawi (2003-2005)
Economist, Regional Policy for Europe, Middle East and Americas (2001-2002)
Assistant to UK Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2001-2002)

University of Birmingham,
Birmingham Business School

Research Officer (1999-2001)