Eli leads on methodology issues for scientific advice and is responsible for seminars and other educational activities for the programme.
Eli graduated in medicine from St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India. Following this he worked as a research assistant in physiology, studying the physiology of adaptation to chronic stress. He then trained in paediatrics in India and the UK, achieving membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Eli has a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics.
He joined NICE in 2006 as an analyst in the Technology Appraisals Programme, focusing on the appraisal of interventions in haematological malignancies and diabetes.