Stephen R Hanney, Sharon E Straus Bev J Holmes

Stephen R Hanney, PhD is Emeritus Professor in the Health Economics Research Group, Division of Global Health at Brunel University London. He has studied the best way to organise health research systems, and assess the impact of their research, for three decades.(Twitter: HERG Brunel: @hergbrunel)

Sharon E Straus, MD, is a professor in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Toronto and Physician-in-Chief, St. Michael's Hospital-Unity Health Toronto. She is a clinical epidemiologist and geriatrician.

Bev J Holmes, PhD, is CEO of Michael Smith Health Research BC, the health research agency of British Columbia in Canada. She studies the production and use of health research evidence in the context of health research systems, and the role of funders in strengthening health research systems.