Chief Research Officer and Head of Education
Mireia Jofre-Bonet is Head of Research and Vice President of the Office of Health Economics, replacing Professor Nancy Devlin.
Mireia is an economist specialised in health economics. She has worked on a broad spectrum of Health Economics subjects including Lifestyle and Health Behaviour Decision Making; topics in Industrial Organisation applied to the Health Care sector and Pharmaceutical Regulation; Willingness To Pay for Health Insurance Schemes by the informal sector in low and middle income countries; Environmental factors and children’s health and wellbeing (domestic violence, maternal working hours; intergenerational transmission of health & behaviours); Adaptation to Health States; and, Migration and adaptation.
Mireia joined OHE on 23 April 2019 and remains associated to the Department of Economics and the City Health Economics Centre at City, University of London, where she has been Professor in Economics and Deputy Head of the Department, and the Director of the MSc in Health Economics and the MSc in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare for more than a decade. Prior to joining City, Professor Jofre-Bonet was a Lecturer at LSHTM, a Research Faculty member at the School of Public Health at Yale University, and taught at the Departments of Economics at the London School of Economics and at Yale University.
Mireia is a Senior Associated Researcher at LSE Health Policy (London School of Economics and Political Sciences), collaborates with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, belongs to the London International Development Centre, and is an Expert Advisor for the NICE Centre for Guidelines and the ESRC Peer Review College. She has been a Core Member of NICE Public Health Committee and has contributed to health economics projects and reviews public institutions -including the UK Department of Health, the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme, the Sierra Leone National Social Insurance Trust and the Catalan and the Balearic Island's Departments of Health. Mireia is a member of the Health Economics Study Group and AES (Asociación Economía Salud, Spain).