Elizabeth Huntley

Professional Support Pathway Programme Manager


Lizzie manages the work plan, strategy and priorities of the Global Burden of Disease Independent Advisory Committee (IAC).  The GBD IAC, chaired by Peter Piot, is an independent committee of global experts who provide strategic guidance and feedback on the Global Burden of Disease methodology and results. Lizzie is the primary point of contact for the IAC’s work and she is based in the Director's Office at LSHTM.

She has worked at LSHTM for a number of years providing research and communications support to the Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH), the Centre for Global Non-communicable Diseases, the HPTN071/PopART Trial and the African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium as well as providing admissions support to the Msc Medical Statistics degree course.

Before joining LSHTM, Lizzie spent two years working on humanitarian relief and development programmes across South East Asia. She holds a BA in Geography and Development Studies from the University of Sussex and an MA in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS.




  • Anthropology
  • Development studies

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Meningitis
  • Non-communicable diseases

Other interests

  • Communications
  • Health communications
  • International Development
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Project Management
  • Public health
  • Research Communication & Knowledge Management
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