Senior Consultant

Jennifer Connolly

About me

Jennifer is an experienced health economist and modeller specialising in the application of economic and statistical modelling techniques to improve decision-making and drive operational improvements.

She brings relevant experience in demand and capacity planning, dashboard design, and policy evaluation in the healthcare sector, specialising in Covid-19 planning, primary care, and cancer planning. Jennifer leads complex analytical projects triangulating insights from large and varied datasets for clients and stakeholders.

Jennifer has worked on a number of recent Covid-19 planning and recovery workstreams in and around London including surge planning for primary and community care for Surrey Heartlands ICP. To facilitate modelling, Jennifer coordinated with stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify assumptions and data. Outputs were used by executives in surge planning proposals.

With the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme, Jennifer supported the development of provider-level reports on bed management and long-stayers. Jennifer contributed to defining metrics, extracting data, and producing 100+ reports programmatically. Reports were used by Simon Stevens to support quality improvement discussions with providers.