Leeza Osipenko is a Chief Executive Officer of a non-profit research organisation called Consilium Scientific which she founded in 2020. Throughout her career she gained experience in academia, consulting and the public sector. After completing a PhD in Systems Engineering in the USA, she joined the University of Warwick Medical School where she worked as Senior Research Fellow on evaluating non-invasive foetal DNA tests.
Then she relocated to London and joined a consulting company as Principal Economist leading on projects for NICE and other UK public sector departments. Leeza is an expert in Health Technology Assessment and between 2014 and 2018 she served as a Director of NICE Scientific Advice.
Her academic work focuses on examining the status quo of clinical research, through quality improvement, transparency and methodological rigour. In particular, she is interested in clinical data integrity, health policy, applied clinical research, and clinical trial design.
Between 2018 and 2021 Leeza was a Senior Lecturer in Practice at the London School of Economics (LSE) Department of Health Policy.