Anne is HEAL’s Deputy Director, Strategic Lead. She leads HEAL’s activities on climate change, energy and air quality and provides strategic input for HEAL’s organizational development, advocacy and engagement of stakeholders across the European region. She has 10+ years of working on environmental health issues and has led HEAL’s members and partners advocacy on key policy files including the EU’s Environmental Action Programme (7 EAP), the National Emissions Ceilings Directive (NEC – on air quality) and EU-Parliament climate resolutions.
Anne has been a member of the DG Environment Stakeholder expert group on EU air policy, the DG SANCO Indoor air quality expert group and contributed to various EU research projects such as ESCAPE, SINPHONIE, APHEKOM, ERA-ENVHEALTH. In 2013, she received the Clean Air in London Award for her contribution to improving air quality in London. She has also been a member of HEAL’s high-level health delegations to the UNFCCC COP negotiations.
She currently represents HEAL at the WHO Environmental Health Economics Network (EHEN) and the External Review Group (ERG) for the update of WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines.
She is the author of numerous articles and publications including Toolkit: Coal power generation and health in Iskenderun Bay, Turkey (HEAL 2016), The Unpaid Health Bill in Turkey (HEAL 2015), Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy linked to ADHD (Euractiv, 2014), Making it easier to breathe: air pollution and children’s health (Portugese Rev. salud ambient, 2013).