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)
  • Tianjing Li (Comparing Multiple Interventions, Handbook Editor) 
  • Jo McKenzie (Statistics)
  • Silvia Minozzi (Council Methods Representative) 
  • 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 Jo McKenzie (Statistics) and Carl Moons (Prognosis). There are four ex-officio roles: the Methods Implementation Coordinator (Ella Flemyng), the Senior Methods Editor (Kayleigh Kew), the Methods Support Unit Lead (Kerry Dwan) and the Head of the People Services Department (Chris Champion).