Cono Ariti is a medical statistician with a special interest in statistical modelling, causal inference, randomised clinical trials, meta-analysis, and statistical epidemiology. Cono has a BSc in mathematics from Murdoch University, Australia, and an MSc in medical statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
After graduating as a medical statistician, Cono lectured in medical statistics at LSHTM where he taught the MSc in medical statistics and epidemiology. At LSHTM he conducted research in cardiovascular clinical trials and field epidemiological studies. Cono also spent time at the Nuffield Trust healthcare think tank as a Senior Research Analyst, evaluating the impact of healthcare interventions using large scale routinely collected data. Cono also spent time in the private sector working with McKinsey and Co and IQVIA in their healthcare consulting practices. Cono has published over 50 peer reviewed papers and is a reviewer for several journals, primarily the Lancet and Age and Aging.
Prior to moving into health research Cono was a consultant statistician and executive in financial services, working for 10 years with MasterCard and Capital One in the US and UK. At MasterCard he was a senior leader in their analytical consulting group, working with global clients, primarily in Europe and Asia.
Cono is currently a research fellow in statistics in the Centre for Trials Research in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University. In his role Cono is a senior statistician on a variety of clinical trials and studies currently focussing on haematological oncology. Cono also teaches on the master’s in public health. Outside of his day job Cono is the statistical editor for the Journal of the College of Physicians and is a statistical advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières. Cono also teaches on the European Educational Programme in Epidemiology (EEPE) summer course each year. Cono holds an honorary assistant professorship at LSHTM where he continues to collaborate and teach.