Director of YHEC

Matthew has a Ph.D. degree in health outcomes research and an M.Sc. in Health Economics from the University of York, and has worked for YHEC since 2003. Matthew is the YHEC lead for health technology assessment and economic evaluations of pharmaceutical technologies. He leads a number of teams undertaking economic evaluations for NICE, SMC and AWMSG industry submissions as well as health technology submissions in various international settings. Matthew also leads YHEC’s Outcomes Research team.

Whilst he is primarily involved with working on economic models, Matthew has also undertaken numerous model adaptations, cost-of-illness studies, quality of life research, systematic literature reviews and theoretical research for clients in both the private and public sectors. Dr Taylor also teaches on the University’s Distance Learning course, and leads a number of health economics training courses at YHEC, including “Early Modelling: Using Models to Inform Drug and Device Development”, “Understanding and Critiquing Economic Models” and “Economic Evaluation for Oncology“.

Matthew is a member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Public Health Advisory Committee, is an Expert Advisor to NICE and the Scientific Lead and Director of NICE’s Economic and Methodological Unit. Matthew is also Managing Director (Europe) of the Minerva Health Economics Network, an international network of health economics agencies.


Contact details:

Email: matthew.taylor@york.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1904 323631