Connor Rochford is an Australian medical doctor currently enrolled in an MPhil in Politics (Political Theory) at the University of Oxford. He is collaborating on projects relating to private sector regulation in global governance, the global governance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and analysing health policy and systems research and organisational effectiveness. His academic interests focus at the interface of the normative, empirical and political elements of global health governance and public policy priority setting, with a specific focus on institutional arrangements to promote the supply of global public goods. Connor is currently a research assistant at the Blavatnik School of Government, and before relocating to England he worked as a Business Analyst at McKinsey and Company and as a senior analyst at the Australian Health Policy Collaboration (AHPC).
Connor holds a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (Honours), a Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSci) (Honours) – where his thesis provided ‘A policy perspective on the financial sustainability of the Australian health care system’ – and a Diploma of Liberal Arts (DipLibArts) in Philosophy.