Adelina Comas-Herera has a background in Economics and is currently Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Director of the Global Observatory of Long-Term Care. During the Covid-19 pandemic she led the development of the website which helped share evidence and data on how the pandemic was affecting people who use and provide long-term care internationally.

She is currently working on a project looking at the lessons the social care sector in England can learn from the COVID-19 experience of other countries, and on STRiDE England, a project that aims to generate evidence to strengthen the response to dementia and reduce inequalities in access to care, treatment and support.