Chairs and Speakers – H

Chairs and Speakers – H


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Sir Andy Haines
Main position/role:
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health, Centre on Climate Change and Planetary-Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Andy Haines was formerly a primary care physician and Professor of Primary Health Care at UCL. He developed an interest in climate change and health in the 1990’s and was a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the 2 nd and 3 rd assessment exercises and review editor for the health chapter in the 5 th assessment. He was Director (formerly Dean) of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine from 2001- October 2010.   He chaired the Scientific Advisory Panel for the 2013 WHO World Health Report, the Rockefeller /Lancet Commission on Planetary Health (2014-15) and the European Academies Science Advisory Council working group on climate change and health (2018-19). He currently co-chairs the InterAcademy Partnership (140 science academies worldwide) working group on climate change and health and is also co-chairing the Lancet Pathfinder Commission on health in the zero-carbon economyHe has published many papers on topics such as the effects of environmental change on health and the health co-benefits of low carbon policies. His current research focuses on climate change mitigation, sustainable healthy food systems and complex urban systems for sustainability.  


Katharina Hauck
Main position/role:
Professor in Health Economics & Deputy Director, Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London

Katharina Hauck is a Professor in Health Economics and Deputy Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics (Jameel Institute), School of Public Health, Imperial College London. She is a health economist with specialization in the economics of infectious diseases. Her specific research interests are the micro- and macro-economic impacts of endemic infectious diseases and epidemics, the economics of malaria elimination, cost-effectiveness analysis, health system strengthening, and the role of individual behaviour in infectious disease transmission. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of York, UK.

Website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/k.hauck 


Margaret Hellard
Main position/role:
Burnet Institute, Deputy Direcor

Professor Margaret Hellard AM is a Deputy Director at the Burnet Institute, Head of Hepatitis Services in Department of Infectious Diseases at The Alfred Hospital.  She has adjunct appointments at Monash University and the University of Melbourne. Margaret’s research focuses on health equity; more specifically she is interested in reducing the impact and ending the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and COVID-19, particularly in socially and structurally disadvantaged groups.