David is currently employed (0.2fte) with the RDS as a health economist. He is a member of the Health Economics Group (HEG) at the University of East Anglia. David has considerable experience (around 14 years) of providing health economics support and advice to researchers, both for RDSs and their pre-cursor organizations. He has fulfilled this role while working for the Universities of East Anglia, Southampton, and Leicester.
David’s main research expertise is in designing, conducting, and analysis of economic evaluations alongside clinical trials, as well as wider issues relating to trial design and conduct. This includes designing instruments to collect resource use and cost data as well as using and analysis of instruments to collect health related quality of life (HRQoL). He also has expertise in constructing health economic models, both Markov and decision tree.
David has degrees in economics and health economics as well as 20 year’s experience as a practicing health economist.