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Adrian Gheorghe is Senior Health Economist, working in the Global Health and Development group at Imperial College London. His current work focuses on capacity development for health economics research and practice in fragile and conflict-affected settings, as part of the Research for Health in Conflict in MENA project, and on improving health financing mechanisms for preparedness and response to outbreaks as part of J-IDEA. Gheorghe has extensive experience in health sector reform, working for more than ten years in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Pacific, and Europe. He worked with national governments in various professional roles including as part of the public administration (Ministry of Health in Romania), development consulting (Oxford Policy Management), academia (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), and civil society (as co-founder of the Romanian Health Observatory). The focus of his work to date has been on health financing policies (fiscal space for health, health insurance, financing transition), performance management of health service providers, measuring the cost-effectiveness of public health interventions, and service delivery planning. Through his work, he aims to facilitate better decisions regarding the allocation of resources for health, particularly in low- and middle-income settings.