Aditi Karnad

Aditi Karnad

Associate Director of Research and Policy; Programme Lead, respiratory health

‘I am excited to work in an organisation that understands the value of evidence-based research and prioritises collaboration with stakeholders and partners, to influence real change in health policy.’


Aditi joined The Health Policy Partnership in February 2021 and was promoted to the role of Associate Director of Research and Policy in July 2022. She leads HPP’s programme of work on respiratory diseases, having previously led other work in cardiovascular disease.

Before joining HPP, Aditi worked in the Public Policy Department at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), where she gained significant exposure to the health policy landscape at the European level. Her work primarily focused on the topic of cancer medicine shortages. She has previously worked as a Senior Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), within the Health Policy and Clinical Evidence team. She also has experience working at the UK national and local government level in public health and policy.

Aditi holds a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from Imperial College London and a BSc in Biomedical Science from the University of Keele.