Jillian Oderkirk

Senior Analyst, Health Division,

Jillian Oderkirk is a Senior Economist and Policy Analyst with the Health Division of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France. She leads a project on developing health information infrastructure including the development of electronic health record systems; the use of personal health data for health system performance monitoring and research; and the privacy and data protection challenges associated with the secondary use of data. Jillian also leads efforts to model health systems within the OECD including the development of decision-support platforms and health expenditure forecasting methods. Prior to joining the OECD, Jillian had a long carreer with Statistics Canada in Ottawa, Canada and was the Director of the Health Analysis Division at Statistics Canada from 2006 to 2011. Jillian has a Master’s Degree in economics from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.