Social scientist and public health practitioner with more than 15 years’ experience of working in collaborative research, education, management and consultancy.
Working across ARISE, COUNTDOWN and Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development (K4D) Programme consortia at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) to strengthen health systems through the application of co-production research approaches, capacity strengthening and multilateral knowledge exchange. Experienced in implementation science, co-designing innovative participatory methods and methodologies, delivering and evaluating impactful collaborative equitable research with communities and within district, regional and national health systems in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America and the UK.
Has worked collaboratively with government, not for profit agencies, global health partnerships, research institutions, and NGOs delivering high quality outputs including peer reviewed publications, national strategy documents, policy briefs, training manuals, learning packs and multimedia. Recent research focus is on addressing power differentials in co-production research and sharing lessons from multidisciplinary research that connects citizens with science.
Co-founder of the podcast ‘Connecting citizens to Science‘.