About Laura Downey

Dr Laura Downey is a Technical Advisor of the Global Health and Development Group at the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London. She provides assistance to governments to build technical and institutional capacity for health system strengthening and improving the value for money of healthcare investments using economic tools such as Heath Technology Assessment (HTA). Dr Downey is interested in how to foster sustainable collaborations between policy-makers and researchers to build local expertise in collecting, synthesizing and utilising evidence to inform health policy. She has been primarily involved with the Indian government in health system reforms since 2015; and also works closely with partners from Thailand, South Africa, China, the USA and the UK. Dr Downey teaches on health policy and health economics MSc courses at Imperial College London and held previous research positions at NICE UK, University College London and the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Professional Working Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Interests are where experts would like to focus their attention on Collectivity and try new fields.