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Henry is the inaugural director of the Centre for the Health Economy at Macquarie University (MUCHE), currently leading a team of 12 health economics researchers.

He is an applied health economist with extensive skills in evaluating real world problems, having undertaken a consulting role to government and non-government organisations for 15 years.

His work uses a variety of quantitative techniques, including economic evaluation, data analytics, choice modelling, panel data econometrics, Markov modelling, decision tree analysis, geospatial mapping, and survey design and implementation.

Henry has led close to 80 health economics consultancy projects over the last decade, with funding associated with these projects totalling approximately $8.5 million.

He has also gained research experience across a broad health care base. This includes cancer, visual impairment, dementia, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, road trauma, sleep disorders, mental health, hearing, pathology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, aged care, integrated care, digital health and hospitals.

He has contributed significantly to media over the last five years, including Australian Financial Review, The Australian, ABC News, ABC Radio National, ABC’s Lateline, ABC’s The Business, BRW, In the Black, Medical Observer, Australian Doctor, Aged Care Insight, Australian Ageing Agenda, and Hospital and Ageing.

Prior to joining MUCHE, Henry led the health economics team at KPMG, and was head of the Sydney Health Economics and Social Policy team for Access Economics. He also worked as a senior economic consultant the Centre for International Economics for five years, and spent eight years in the debt, equity and derivative markets, both in Australia and the UK.

Research interests

Health Economics

Quantitative Analysis

Health and Aged Care policy evaluation

Economic evaluation

Research engagement

Australian Health Economics Association

International Health Economics Association

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University

Centre for Implementation of Hearing Research (iHEAR)

Macquarie University Centre for Reading

NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Digital Health

NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention

Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre


Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, UNSW Australia

Master of Economics, University of Sydney

Economics, Bachelor of Business, University of Technology Sydney

External positions

Committee Member, LifeSpan Research and Advisory Committee, Black Dog Institute

Committee Member, Innovation Education and Training (RITE) Committee, Northern Sydney Local Health District

Expert Advisory Panel Member - Osteoporosis, The Sax Institute

Expert Advisory Panel Member - Cardiovascular Disease , The Sax Institute

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Outputs 2008 2019

  • 61 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 28 Commissioned report
  • 4 Meeting abstract
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Other report

Cost-effectiveness of reclassifying triptans in Australia: Application of an economic evaluation approach to regulatory decisions

Parkinson, B., Gumbie, M., Cutler, H., Gauld, N., Mumford, V. & Haywood, P., Mar 2019, In : Value in Health. 22, 3, p. 293-302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders
Oral Contraceptives
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Costs and Cost Analysis
Open Access
Health Expenditures
Mental Health

Cost-effectiveness of down scheduling triptans in Australia

Parkinson, B., Gumbie, M. & Cutler, H., Sep 2018, In : Value in Health. 21, Suppl. 2, p. S94 1 p., PND16.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders
Costs and Cost Analysis

Cost-effectiveness of screening a 5 year old child for hearing loss using Sound Scouts compared with no screening: a decision model analysis

Gumbie, M., Parkinson, B., Bowman, R., Song, R. & Cutler, H., Sep 2018, In : Value in Health. 21, Suppl. 2, p. S70 1 p., PMD17.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Decision Support Techniques
Hearing Loss
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Costs and Cost Analysis


Deans Research Excellence Award (Funding)

Henry Cutler (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Activities 2011 2019

The Productivity Commission review on mental health. Views from stakeholders

Henry Cutler (Speaker)
Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Is reclassifying the oral contraceptive pill to over-the-counter cost-effective?

Henry Cutler (Speaker)
Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Will public hospital patients choose a better quality hospital given the choice?

Henry Cutler (Speaker)
Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Will public hospital patients choose a better quality hospital given the choice?

Henry Cutler (Speaker)
Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Considering integrated care to deliver improved health outcomes

Henry Cutler (Speaker)
Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation