Colman Taylor, PhD


Associate director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Colman Taylor joined Optum in May 2014 and is located in the Sydney office. During his employment with Optum, he has contributed to more than 12 projects including MSAC submissions, model adaptions, costing studies and late-phase projects.

Prior to joining Optum, Colman worked for Novartis Pharmaceuticals, where he managed and contributed to several submissions to the PBAC as well as managing evidence development projects including discrete choice experiments and chart reviews.

Colman has a strong background in academia and currently holds positions with The George Institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney. He completed his PhD studies at the George Institute, examining the cost and benefit of helicopter emergency medical services. Colman has been a lead author or co-author on more than 25 peer-reviewed publications and more than 35 conference proceedings.