Ian Brownwood

Ian has background in health economics and nursing. He has extensive experience working in both policy and clinical capacities in the acute care, aged care and primary care and support sectors in Australia and internationally. He has over 8 years recent experience working at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in lead a team responsible for evaluating the quality and outcomes of OECD and collaborating country health systems. Before this, Ian worked with the national health workforce planning agency in Australia where he coordinated the national strategic research and evaluation program of the organisation.

Ian has worked for over two decades with regional health ministries in Australia focusing on strategic policy issues related to structural and funding reform and performance evaluation. During this time, he participated in major reviews of both the South Australian and New South Wales health systems. More recently, Ian participated in a review of Australia’s and the United Kingdom’s policies and systems for quality of health care, as part of a series of national reviews by the OECD.