Editor, THE LANCET
Jessamy is an editor at The Lancet where she works in thought leadership across research, educational content and co-hosts The Lancet Voice. She leads the COVID-19 Commission chaired by Jeffrey Sachs and works on high level health projects involving multi-lateral bodies such as the WHO and the UN. Jessamy trained as a general and breast surgeon in the NHS and undertook a National Clinical Director’s Fellowship in 2015 working with several arms-length government bodies and the BMJ. She brings a unique background and set of skills that combines clinical and scientific expertise, knowledge generation, critical appraisal and policy implementation.