Howard White, Chief Executive Officer

Howard White is the Chief Executive Officer of Campbell. He was previously the founding Executive Director of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and has led the impact evaluation program of the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group.

Howard started his career as an academic researcher at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. As an academic, he leans towards work with policy relevance and working in the policy field believes in academic rigor as the basis for policy and practice.

His other interests are running and walking, preferably long distances in remote places, and reading English history.

Vivian Welch, Editor in Chief

Dr Vivian Welch was appointed as Campbell's first full-time Editor in Chief in September 2017. Vivian brings 20 years of systematic review experience with both Cochrane and Campbell, with a focus on clinical and policy relevance. Since 2010, she has led multidisciplinary methods research in collaboration with patients, clinicians, policy leaders, statistician, economists and other academics, leading to high-impact methods guidance. She has held several leadership positions both locally as director of the Methods Centre at the Bruyère Research Institute and globally as co-convenor of the Campbell and Cochrane Equity Methods Group. She has held editorial roles since 1997, most recently as editor of the Cochrane Methods Journal and the BMC Research Methodology section on economic, social and ethical issues affecting implementation.

She is an avid runner and adventurer, bicycle commuter, recreational gardener, and enthusiastic Nordic ski coach.

Ashrita Saran, Evidence Synthesis Specialist

Ashrita joined Campbell in December 2016 as an Evidence Synthesis Specialist. She holds a Masters in Public Health-Epidemiology from Manipal University. Previously, she has worked with Cochrane South-East Asia as an intern and as a research officer with the Public Health Foundation of India. As a researcher, Ashrita works to strengthen the evidence base for informed decisionmaking on matters related to health policy and programmes. Her core research interest areas lies in immunization, child health and welfare, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and socio-economic aspects of health.

Ashrita is also an Editor of Campbell's International Development Coordinating Group.

Denny John, Evidence Synthesis Specialist

Denny joined Campbell in December 2016 as an Evidence Synthesis Specialist. He is a trained physical therapist with higher qualifications in healthcare management and public health. At Campbell, he supports training on evidence synthesis methods for researchers, and research use among practitioners and policy makers. He also conducts systematic reviews, meta-analysis, economic evidence, and evidence and gap maps. He is an advisory member of the Campbell Disability Coordinating Group and Co-chair of the Early Career Network at Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi), and Co-convenor of the Campbell and Cochrane Economic Methods Group (CCEMG).

Denny is also Associate Editor with Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (IJTAHC), and BMC Public Health journals. His research interests lie in economic evaluation, health technology assessment, health financing, and implementation research.

Jatin Juneja, Grants & Finance Manager

Jatin Juneja joined Campbell in January 2017 as Grants & Finance Manager. He has worked in financial accounting for over 15 years. His core areas of expertise include budgeting, grant management and statutory compliance. Prior to joining Campbell, he was working with 3ie as Senior Finance Officer. His previous experience in the corporate sector has included working for companies such Motorola India, Reliance Infocomm and Sapient Corporation.

Audrey Portes, Senior Project and Administration Manager

Audrey joined the Campbell secretariat in April 2016 as Project and Administration Manager. She provides project management and support for Campbell’s events, including the What Works Global Summit. Audrey also coordinates the communication between the secretariat and other actors in Campbell’s activities.

Prior to joining Campbell, Audrey was the Manager of the French iOS team for Apple Inc. at Teleperformance Greece. She also worked as an event coordinator at Les Mills France, as an administrative assistant at Loblaws Canada and as a teacher in schools in Greece, Canada and Norway. Audrey holds two Master degrees, one in Public Relations and Communication, from ICM University, France and the other in teaching French as an additional language, from Artois University, France.

Chui Hsia Yong
Communications and Publications Manager

Chui Hsia joined Campbell in July 2016. She has worked in communications for over 15 years, including as a web editor for Médecins Sans Frontières, publications and online manager for the World Steel Association, and TV presenter on Brussels regional television. She has lived all over the world and is now based in Campbell's secretariat in Oslo.

Yashika Kanojia, Administrative Officer

Yashika joined Campbell in October 2017 as Administrative Officer. Yashika is responsible for providing administrative support to the CEO and Editor in Chief. Her work includes managing administration and events for the New Delhi office.

Prior to joining Campbell, Yashika was associated with international organisations such as the Global Development Network, the British High Commission, Hewitt Associates and IDEA telecom. She has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University.


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