Conflict of interest declaration: Rachel Richardson

Updated on: 22 February 2021

Roles in: Editorial & Methods Department

1. Financial interests

a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
Yes - I am a member of the project team for the Obesity Gap Analysis and Prioritisation Project that received funding from the Cochrane Network Innovations Fund

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
Yes - I have worked as a freelance reviewer for Cochrane Response in 2017 and Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group in 2018

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - I worked as Network Support Fellow for the Abdomen and Endocrine Network from October 2018 to May 2020

e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?
No

f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
No

g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
No

h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
No

2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?
No