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Tim Ensor

Associate Consultant

Tim Ensor is Professor of International Health Systems Research at the University of Leeds and Director of the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences. He is a health economist with 26 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in more than 30 low- and middle-income countries. He has been Principal Consultant, Health Economics at Oxford Policy Management since 2003 and before that head of the International Programme at Centre for Health Economics, University of York. He spent two years as senior economist in the Health Economics Unit, Ministry of Health Bangladesh. Most of his research and consultancy relates to health financing including sources of funding, allocation, finance, costing of services, informal health care markets and equity analysis. Recent work includes quasi-experimental evaluations of health financing policies in Cambodia, Zambia and Sierra Leone. He has written extensively on health financing issues in academic journals, lay publications, research papers and reports for funding agencies. His is regularly asked to advise international agencies including World Bank, EU, DFID, WHO and ADB. He is on the Public Health research panel for Swiss Development Cooperation R4D.