Hayden Holmes is a senior research consultant at York Health Economics Consortium and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Medicine from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Hayden is experienced in developing economic models, research and critical appraisal. Hayden manages research and modelling projects for the NHS, pharmaceutical companies and NICE’s public health guidance workstream. Hayden is a tutor on the University of York’s Health Economics MSc distance learning programme and also teaches on YHEC’s in house and bespoke external training courses. Prior to joining YHEC, Hayden lived and worked in New Zealand, working in health economics and health policy. Hayden worked for Pharmac, which is the government agency responsible for making decisions on which medicines, vaccines, hospital medical devices, cancer and haemophilia treatments are publicly funded in New Zealand.
Hayden has previous experience in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, where he was an NCO in logistics where his experiences included peace keeping on Bougainville Island and re-supply missions to Antarctica. He is also a keen trail runner and completed the Hadrian’s Wall 69 mile ultramarathon in 2018 and recently competed in the St Petersburg marathon in Russia.