The Core Team
The ESI core team is centrally administered from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway under the direction of Professor Declan Devane. The lead applicant for Northern Ireland is Prof. Bronagh Blackwood. The Core Team is responsible for establishing, co-ordinating, managing and delivering activities for ESI on a day-to-day basis, as well as developing new strategies for its future operation.
Executive Management Committee
The ESI Executive Management Committee is the decision-making body and will provide oversight of key strategic activities. This committee comprises of the core team and members from across the evidence synthesis community with each member bringing a wealth of relevant experience to the group.
International Advisory Board
The International Advisory Board provides ESI with advice and guidance on key strategic activities and initiatives. The members are internationally renowned experts in commissioning, designing, conducting, disseminating and the knowledge translation of evidence syntheses and in clinical practice guideline methodology.