The secretariat consists of Drs Benjamin Cowling and Malik Peiris from the University of Hong Kong (taking over for Drs Angus Nicoll and Eeva Broberg from the European Centres for Disease Prevention and Control). Drs. Othmar Engelhardt and John Wood (retired) from the Division of Virology, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, United Kingdom co-lead the laboratory Working Group and Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove from the Center for Global Health, Institut Pasteur leads the epidemiology working group.

CONSISE’s steering committee is composed of individuals from several organizations including the World Health Organization, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the European Centres for Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health England (Formerly the UK Health Protection Agency), Imperial College London, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza (Melbourne, Australia), University of Hong Kong, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Hanoi, and Public Health Agency of Canada. The full list of CONSISE’s steering committee is provided in the table below.

CONSISE Steering Committee:

  • Eeva Broberg: European Centres for Disease Control
  • Benjamin Cowling & Malik Peiris: The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Hong Kong
  • Maryna Eichelberger: US Food and Drug Administration, USA
  • Othmar Engelhardt: NIBSC, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, UK
  • Peter Horby: Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford, UK
  • Katja Hoschler & Richard Pebody: Public Health England, London, UK
  • Olav Hungnes: Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
  • Karen Laurie: WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne, Australia
  • Min Levine, Anthony Mounts & Tim Uyeki: US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States
  • Steven Riley: MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Imperial College London, UK Amanda Shane: Public Health Agency Canada
  • Marianne van der Sande: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands
  • Maria Van Kerkhove: Center for Global Health, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
  • Kaat Vandemaele & Wenqing Zhang: World Health Organization
  • John Wood: NIBSC, UK, retired