Associate Professor Julian Elliott is Lead for Evidence Systems at Cochrane, Senior Research Fellow at Cochrane Australia and an Infectious Diseases physican at the Alfred Hospital. His research is focussed on the use of new technology and systems to improve evidence synthesis and the use of evidence for health decision making. He is leading Cochrane’s development of new evidence systems, including co-leading Project Transform, a major Cochrane project that is using new software systems, artificial intelligence and citizen science to improve the production of systematic reviews. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Covidence, a non-profit online platform for efficient systematic review production. Associate Professor Elliott is the recipient of the 2017 Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research.