Sotiris Vardoulakis, Research Director, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), United Kingdom
Sotiris Vardoulakis, MSc, PhD, is an environmental public health scientist; he is currently Research Director of the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) in Edinburgh, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and an Associate Professor at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at Exeter University. He was previously Head of the Environmental Change Department, and Leader of the Air Pollution and Climate Change Group at Public Health England. He has extensive experience of working in the public health sector, local government, research and academia in the UK and overseas. Dr Vardoulakis is Co-Chair of the International Consortium for Urban Environmental Health and Sustainability (“Healthy-Polis”), and has been the Health Sector Champion and one of the main authors of the first national UK Climate Change Risks Assessment and key contributor to the UK National Adaptation Programme. He has advised government departments and international organisations on issues related to air quality, climate change and public health. He has been involved in several national and EU funded projects on environmental health, including EURO-HEALTHY, INTARESE, PUrE, and ATREUS.
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