Inès Hassan is a Senior Policy Researcher at the Global Health Governance Programme at the Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh.
She holds a Doctorate of Engineering (EngD) in Biochemical Engineering from University College London.
She has spent more than ten years supporting the pharmaceutical industry in manufacturing, supply and commercialisation strategy. In recent years, she moved into the world of Global Health Policy and has supported organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) with regulatory system strengthening initiatives.
She has most recently been working with the Scottish COVID-19 Advisory Group and the Royal Society’s Data Evaluation and Learning for Viral Epidemics (DELVE) group to produce rapid policy research and key recommendations for the UK and devolved Governments. She also worked with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparation and Response (IPPPR) to assess WHO’s response to past outbreaks and the COVID-19 pandemic.