After receiving a PhD from North Carolina State University (USA) in Probability and Stochastic Processes, Thierry started his career in the UK as a lecturer in Decision Sciences. With a growing interest in modelling health and social care, he co-founded in 1998, with a highly respected geriatrician Professor Peter Millard, the Health and Social Care Modelling Group at the University of Westminster. In 2007, he became Professor of Healthcare Modelling. His research interests lie in the development and application of analytics and modelling techniques to improve healthcare management.
Thierry serves on the Editorial Board of various healthcare modelling and informatics journals, and has edited several special issues of internationally recognised journals. He is member of the EPSRC Peer Review College, NIHR Peer Preview panel, and expert evaluator for the EU FP7 ICT programme. Keen promoter of the use of modelling and simulation for the management of healthcare, he is also Chair of the Operational Research Health and Social Services Special Interest Group, and founding member of the Cumberland Initiative, and MASHnet, the UK network for Modelling And Simulation in Healthcare.