University of Glasgow

Andrew Briggs holds the William R Lindsay Chair in Health Economics at the University of Glasgow, having joined the University in 2005. Previously, he held the position of Reader in Health Economics at the University of Oxford’s Health Economics Research Centre (HERC). In addition, he spent the academic year 1999/2000 at the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines (CEM), at McMaster University and he remains a research associate of both CEM and HERC. Andrew has expertise in all areas of health economic evaluation. He has particularly focused on statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis, including statistical methods for estimation of parameters for cost-effectiveness models as well as statistical analysis of cost-effectiveness alongside clinical trials. Andrew recently took a leadership role as co-chair of the Joint Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) and International Society for Pharamacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Task Force on Modelling Methods. He is also the author of two successful textbooks, one published by OUP entitled Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation, and another published by Wiley entitled Statistical Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. In addition to his role at the University of Glasgow, he also serves as Editor of the journal Health Economics and is on the editorial board of Value in Health.