Governance

THIS Institute’s governance structure is designed to ensure we live our values and remain focused on achieving our mission.

Scientific advisory board

Composed of internationally renowned experts, our scientific advisory board counsels on how the scientific rigour, reach and relevance of THIS Institute’s research may best be secured and assured.

The external members of our scientific advisory board are all unpaid volunteers who give their time and expertise to help us achieve our goal of strengthening the evidence base for improving healthcare.

Steering committee

Led by the University of Cambridge and core-funded by the Health Foundation, THIS Institute’s activities are overseen by a steering committee, which includes experts from a range of backgrounds. Working with the executive team, the committee provides strategic advice and guidance on the Institute’s vision, values and goals and how they can best be met. It monitors progress toward achieving our mission and reports to the board of the Health Foundation and the council of the Clinical School in the University of Cambridge.

The external members of our steering committee are all unpaid volunteers who give their time and expertise to help us achieve our goal of strengthening the evidence base for improving healthcare.

Executive committee

Our executive committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of THIS Institute. Chaired by the Director, Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, it includes the Director of Research, Strategic Operations Lead, Strategic Enterprise Development Lead, Senior Social Scientist and the Communications & Engagement Lead. It reports directly to the steering committee.