Professor Luke Vale
Luke is a researcher with an international reputation in economic evaluation and health technology assessment and have contributed significantly to the growth in the use of systematic reviews and economic modelling in this field. This expertise is built on over 20 years of health economics experience. He is currently a Professor of Health Economics a post previously funded by the Health Foundation, where he leads the Health economics Group and the Health Economics and Evidence Synthesis Research Theme. He is Chairman of the joint economic methods group of the international Cochrane and Campbell Collaborations which develop the methods and conduct systematic reviews of interventions in health care and other policy areas. He is also the co-ordinating editor of the Cochrane Incontinence Review Group and editor of the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group.