Sonia Roschnik

International Lead, Sustainable Development Unit

Sonia Roschnik works as a sustainable health consultant and is the international lead for the Sustainable Development Unit in England. She has over 30 years experience in the health and social care sector, having worked as a clinician, in senior hospital management, and recently as Head of the Sustainable Development Unit. She and the team pioneered system wide approaches including the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy (2009), the Route Map to Sustainable Health (2010), and the Sustainable Development Strategy (2014), in close partnership and regular consultation across England.

Sonia is a Non Executive Director for HCWH Europe and sits on the European Sustainable Health Council. She works as an advisor to WHO and UNDP on key sustainability programmes and chairs the Coalition for Sustainable Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. She is currently working with China to support the development of their green sustainable health and care strategy and working as advisor for the Partnering Initiative to recommend new approaches in global health partnerships.


Wednesday 19th October

Afternoon plenary: What does leadership for sustainable healthcare mean?

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