Methods Executive

The Methods Executive provides a leadership forum within Cochrane and ensures that all key methodological roles are able to meet and liaise. It provides an advisory role to the Editor in Chief and other Cochrane governance committees, as well as supporting the Methods Groups and wider methods community in Cochrane.  The Methods Executive is a conduit for communication and information flow between the Methods Group Convenors and the Editor in Chief, Editorial Board, Scientific Committee, Cochrane Council and Cochrane Central Executive. The Methods Executive has the following members:
  • Su Golder (Adverse Effects)
  • Miranda Langendam (Council Methods Representative)
  • Tianjing Li (Comparing Multiple Interventions, Handbook Editor) 
  • Jo McKenzie (Statistics)
  • Carl Moons (Prognosis) 
  • Sarah Nevitt (Council Methods Representative) 
  • Jane Noyes (Qualitative and Implementation, Scientific Committee)
  • Holger Schünemann (GRADEing)
The current Co-Chairs of the Methods Executive are Carl Moons (Prognosis) and Holger Schünemann (GRADEing). There are three ex-officio roles: the Methods Implementation Coordinator (Ella Flemyng), the Senior Methods Editor (TBC) and the Head of the People Services Department (Chris Champion).