Leeza Osipenko

Associate Director, NICE Scientific Advice

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Leeza joined NICE in 2012. She works closely with EMA, MHRA, European HTA agencies.

She chairs most of the national, international and parallel scientific advice meetings for medical device and pharmaceutical product developers, signs off key deliverables produced by the team and leads on business development activities for NICE Scientific Advice. Her research interests focus on methodologies of trial design, evidence generation for economic modelling and policy implications of HTA.

She holds an Honorary Fellow post at the University of Warwick Medical School, Senior Visiting Fellow post at London School of Economics and represents NICE as a Chief Analyst at the Department of Health Appraisal Alignment Working Group. She is a reviewer at IJTAHC.

After completing PhD in Systems Engineering Leeza was Senior Research Fellow at University of Warwick and between 2010 and 2012, she worked as Principal Economist at public sector consultancy, Optimity Matrix.