Beatriz has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Navarre, Spain, in 2014. After been awarded with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) scholarship, Beatriz completed a MSc in Economics and Health Economics at The University of Sheffield. She has worked on different healthcare projects; such as an economic evaluation of the program of early detection of colorectal cancer in Navarre (Spain), and a cost-effectiveness analysis of Remifentanil intravenously administered patient-controlled analgesia versus Pethidine intramuscular injection, for pain relief in labour in a multicentre trial in the UK.
Beatriz has experience as a researcher in health economics at The University of Manchester, and worked as a teaching assistant in the same university. She also has work experience in sectors other than academia; as a statistician in the quality department in Volkswagen, accountant in an entity owned by the Spanish Government and as a statistician in National Accounts in the Spanish Office for National Statistics. Beatriz is now working as a healthcare analyst providing evidence-based solutions to influence new healthcare strategies implemented by different healthcare organisations across the UK in the Strategy Unit; investigating differences in equity of access to specialised services, mapping distance to COVID-19 test centres, economic evaluations of prevention programmes.