Christina Pagel is Professor of Operational Research and Director of the Clinical Operational Research Unit at University College London, using mathematical tools to support delivery of health services. She runs a large programme to understand and communicate outcomes in congenital heart disease.
She is also co-director of the new UCL CHIMERA hub where researchers will examine anonymised data to develop a better understanding of how people’s physiology changes during intensive care.
Since May 2020, she has been a member of Independent SAGE, a group of scientists working together to provide independent scientific advice on the COVID-19 crisis.
She has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, a masters in Quantum Theory, a masters in Statistics and a PhD in Space Physics.