Isobel Firth

Isobel Firth

Senior Economist

Isobel joined OHE in 2020. She has an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences specialising in infectious diseases from the University of Cambridge and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) from Imperial College London. Her MPH research focussed on inequality in pharmaceutical innovation for infectious diseases and the impact of World Bank income classification on pharmaceutical innovation. She has completed internships at the World Health Organisation and Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi) in Geneva where she worked on their Paediatric HIV and Hepatitis C programmes. Most recently she worked at the Wellcome Trust in a number of roles focussing on digital health, innovation and user research. Her research interests include inequality, public health and digital health.