Christine Ridout

Christine Ridout

Director of Partnerships and Development

‘I enjoy working with different stakeholders and partners to reach a consensus position, and forming a strong platform to effect real change in health policy.’


Christine joined The Health Policy Partnership in September 2015 as a Researcher, and became Director of Partnerships and Development in January 2023.

During her time at HPP, Christine has led work on radioligand therapy, multiple sclerosis, dementia and cardiovascular disease. She has also been involved in work on rare diseases, thyroid disorders, childhood epilepsy and other disease areas. Her projects have spanned Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and the US. Christine specialises in establishing multi-year networks and strategic partnerships, leading multidisciplinary workshops, and overall project management and leadership. She also has extensive experience in developing policy engagement and dissemination strategies.

In addition to her project leadership activities, Christine leads HPP’s business development activities and the establishment of new partnerships and strategic alliances. Ultimately, she works to ensure our materials reach the widest possible audience. Christine also supports wider HPP initiatives including mentoring members of the Research and Policy team and supporting the development of internal processes and protocols.

Christine holds a Master’s in Global Health and Development from University College London, and a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of St Andrews. In 2017, she was awarded the Project Management Qualification from the Association for Project Management (APM).