Economist (Health)

Management & Analysis
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Maria has over seven years of experience working across the private and public sectors, and multilateral organizations, and has conducted economic and policy work, focusing on cost-benefit and return on investment analyses, budget modelling, and business case development across 15+ countries.

She has supported the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia with the design and implementation of a new model of care, where among others she trained government officials in the use of health technology assessment approaches for priority setting. As a health economist for Public Health England, she led the economic case for investment in the newly established UK Health Security Agency, pivotal in securing ~£600mn of investment in the newly created Government Agency. Most recently, she supported health financing reforms focusing on provider payment methods in Tunisia and Morocco for the World Bank.

Maria holds an MPH in Global Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Warwick.