Subhash Pokhrel (Project Lead)

Subhash Pokhrel is a Reader in Health Economics at Health Economics Research Group (HERG) at Brunel University London. He is currently the Director of the Division of Health Sciences. He has a PhD in health economics (summa cum laude) from Heidelberg University, Germany and an MSc in health economics (distinction) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Prior to joining Brunel University, Subhash worked for Tribhuvan University (Nepal) and Heidelberg University (Germany). His particular research interests are around behaviour change economics. This area of research includes: (a) understanding why and how individuals and households make decisions that affect their health; and (b) how resource allocation decisions can be made at the institutional level to change population behaviour affecting health. EQUIPT Project addresses the latter. He led the development of NICE Return on Investment (ROI) tool in the UK. He is featured in the 2013 (Feb) issue of the International Innovation on his leadership to successfully pool together international expertise to conduct ROI research in tobacco control. [Click here to read more on Subhash…]