Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M)

SPI-M gives expert advice to the Department of Health and Social Care and wider UK government on scientific matters relating to the UK’s response to an influenza pandemic (or other emerging human infectious disease threats). The advice is based on infectious disease modelling and epidemiology.


  • Dr Paul Allen, Executive Chair (Department of Health and Social Care)
  • Professor Graham Medley, Academic Chair (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Dr Daniela De Angelis (University of Cambridge, Public Health England)
  • Professor John Edmunds (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Professor Neil Ferguson (Imperial College London)
  • Professor Julia Gog (University of Cambridge)
  • Dr Ian Hall (University of Manchester)
  • Professor Matt Keeling (University of Warwick)
  • Professor Steve Leach (Public Health England)
  • Dr Peter White (Public Health England)
  • Dr Andre Charlett, Associate Specialist Member (Public Health England)
  • Dr Gary Masterson, Associate Specialist Member (Royal Liverpool University Hospital)
  • Dr Richard Pebody, Associate Specialist Member (Public Health England)
  • Professor Chris Robertson, Associate Specialist Member (University of Strathclyde)
  • Professor Steven Riley, Associate Specialist Member (Imperial College London)