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Jose Siri

José Siri is the Senior Science Lead for Cities, Urbanization and Health for the Wellcome Trust's Our Planet, Our Health Programme, helping to manage the programme's portfolio of urban research and build strategic engagement to advance the field of planetary health.

He is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council for the Future of Cities and Urbanization, an advisor to the Future Earth Urban and Health Knowledge Action Networks, and an editorial advisor for Cities and Health journal. He was previously a commissioner on the Tsinghua-Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities in China, and a founder and member of the executive committee of the LAC-Urban Health research network.

Over his career in research and policy, José has worked to develop and apply systems approaches to urban health, focusing on leveraging science for healthy development, developing simple systems tools to catalyze better decision-making, and improving understanding of complex challenges.