Get to know Mathias Lilja, Lead Analyst at Quantify in Stockholm. A workday with both advanced programming and intense ping-pong is a good day, according to Mathias.
Tell us about your background! Bachelor’s degree in statistics and economics and a master's degree in statistics at the University of Uppsala.
How has your career at Quantify evolved so far? Started of as a research analyst a little less than fours years ago and I have since then progressed to Lead analyst.
What is your main interest within your field of expertise? Programming, statistics, and study design.
How do you share your expertise? I try to help other colleagues whenever possible and discuss interesting topics with others as well as doing trainings and presentations within my area of expertise.
What happens on a really good day at work? Starting of the day in a project meeting, where I can discuss important topics and check-up on the other project members. Next, blocking up some time in the calendar to focus on advanced programming or study design which really challenges your logic and creative thinking. After that some lunch in the sun with some of my great colleagues followed by an intense ping-pong match at the office. If time, I would read up on some interesting subject within statistics or epidemiology and thinking how I can implement these findings in my projects. Spending the rest of my day working on some interesting project where I get to use my skills to make an impact.
What defines the Quantify culture? Friendly, fun, and non-hierarchical.
Why did you choose to join Quantify? I get to contribute to the development of better health care to patients while at the same time work within my areas of expertise.
About Quantify Research
Quantify Research is an expert consultancy in health economics and outcomes research with Nordic roots and values. We create evidence to support the value of pharmaceutical products across many disease areas, through three internal business units: Real-world Evidence & Analytics; Modelling, Access & Strategy; Evidence Review and Synthesis. Quantify is proud to work with medical innovators across the globe to improve patient lives.
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