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Funda Gacal

Funda is HEAL’s new consultant on Energy and Health in Turkey. Funda will work to strengthen HEAL’s engagement with Turkish health and medical sector to prevent new coal-fired power plants and for a healthy energy future.

Before joining HEAL, Funda worked on energy, climate and environment policies for various organizations, including WWF-Turkey where she experienced advocacy activities on coal-fired power plants in Turkey. She contributed to "Low Carbon Development Pathways and Priorities for Turkey” and “Turkey’s Renewable Power” research reports. She also worked as a fellow in WWF-Bolivia by WWF Youth Volunteer Program, where she experienced conservation work with the perspective of a developing country in South America.

She holds a BSc in Urban and Regional Planning from Istanbul Technical University. Her interests are environmental justice, energy policies, international climate change regime and public health.
+90 506 251 2186
Skype: funda.gacal.heal

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