Anne is HEAL’s Deputy Director. She leads HEAL’s overall policy input to the EU Institutions and provides expertise for decision-making processes on outdoor and indoor air quality, noise, pesticides and strategic EU environmental files such as the EU Environment Action Programme.
She’s a member of the DG Environment Stakeholder expert group on EU air policy, the DG SANCO Indoor air quality expert group and contributes 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. Anne also supports HEAL’s member organisations in strengthening their policy and advocacy capacity.
Before joining HEAL, Anne worked as a research and policy advisor in the European Parliament on environmental health issues, and as a project coordinator for the National Council of German Women’s Organisations. She holds an M.A. in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and has completed graduate work in Gender Studies in the United States.
In her free time she enjoys gardening, music, reading, films and making people dance.