Leeza Osipenko, CEO

Leeza Osipenko established Consilium Scientific in 2019. She is a Senior Lecturer in Practice at the LSE Department of Health Policy.

After completing her PhD in Systems Engineering in the US, Leeza moved to the UK and worked as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Warwick Medical School. This experience was followed by two years at a public sector consultancy, Optimity Matrix where she was a Principal Economist.

Leeza led NICE Scientific Advice between 2014 and 2018. She chaired over 150 advisory meetings at NICE and at the EMA and provided methodological, operational, and strategic leadership for the team which became well-known internationally. During those years Leeza represented NICE as a chief analyst at the Department of Health Appraisal Alignment Working Group. She is an expert in Health Technology Assessment. Currently, her research 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.