Gemma-Claire Ali

Cambridge Office


M.Sc. in global mental health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine / King's College London; B.A. in geography, University of Cambridge


Gemma-Claire Ali is an analyst at RAND Europe working in the area of innovation, health and science. Her research interests include global (mental) health, health inequalities, climate change, public policy and international development. Methodologically, she has expertise in literature reviews, qualitative interview, historical analysis and spatial analysis.

She previously worked as a research assistant in the Centre for Global Mental Health and the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, conducting research on HIV and depression; validation of common mental disorder screening tools; and the prevalence, incidence and costs of dementia worldwide.

Ali is currently completing her Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, writing up her dissertation in public health and primary care. She holds an M.Sc. in global mental health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College London, and a B.A. in geography from the University of Cambridge. 

Concurrent Non-RAND Positions

PhD Student, University of Cambridge