Introducing the 2021 Global Policy Forum Scientific Secretary


HTAi is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Trowman as the 2021 Global Policy Forum Scientific Secretary.

Rebecca is currently managing a team researching Strep A and Rheumatic Heart Disease at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia. Rebecca’s previous experience includes Director, Scientific Initiatives at HTAi where she was responsible for the scientific elements of all of the Society activities. Rebecca also held the title of Senior Policy Officer in the Western Australia Department of Health where her role spanned various projects including initiation of a disinvestment work program, workforce and service planning, and state-based HTA of health technologies. In addition, Rebecca worked as a Technical Adviser at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) where she conducted and supervised the production of technology appraisals, provided scientific advice to pharmaceutical companies, contributed to the review of the NICE methods guide, and represented NICE at international conferences and training events. Rebecca holds an MSc in Health Services Research and a BSc in mathematics and statistics and has formal training in systematic reviewing and health economics. Rebecca is also a longstanding member of HTAi and attended her first HTAi Annual Meeting as a delegate in Rome, Italy in 2005.

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