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Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE): Coronavirus (COVID-19) response - participants

List of participants of SAGE and related sub-groups.



This is a list of names of participants who have taken part in meetings of SAGE and related sub-groups during the coronavirus pandemic.

Permission to publish names was requested from all participants. Those who did not give permission have not been named.

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Published 4 May 2020
Last updated 22 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added following participants to SPI-M sub group: Dr Anne Presanis, Dr Ben Cooper, Professor Christophe Fraser, Professor Sarah Walker, Dr Ewan Colman and Mr William Hart.

  2. Updated as of November 2021.

  3. Updated SAGE sub-groups participants and removed Ian Bell as has left ONS.

  4. Addition 14 participants to SPI-M subgroup.

  5. Added 2 participants to SPI-B.

  6. Addition of Social Care Working Group participants.

  7. Information added detailing support offered to participants.

  8. Page updated with link to SAGE participants interests register.

  9. New members added to the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M).

  10. Changed the name of the Environmental Working Group to the Environmental Modelling Group.

  11. Added in text on the formation of SAGE.

  12. Ethnicity Subgroup Terms of Reference added and membership updated.

  13. A new Ethnicity Subgroup has been added along with its participants.

  14. Dr Atiya Kamal (Birmingham City University) joined SPI-B in the week commencing Monday 13 July 2020.

  15. Participants added to the SAGE, SPI-B and SPI-M groups.

  16. Professor Mark Woolhouse was added to the main SAGE list in error. His entry has been moved to the SPI-M group.

  17. Participants added to the SAGE, SPI-B and SPI-M groups.

  18. First published.