Claudia Selin Batz
Policy and Advocacy Advisor, UK
Claudia is an emerging public health professional with 4 years of experience in communications, advocacy and policy. She is the Policy and Advocacy Advisor at The George Institute (TGI) for Global Health, working on a programme of policy, stakeholder engagement and thought leadership to increase the impact of TGI’s research. She works with the World Health Organization, UN and other global health organisations and networks, conducting advocacy activities focused on the UK, where TGI works in collaboration with Imperial College London.
Previously, she has worked at the World Obesity Federation managing communication and dissemination activities for 2 EU consortium childhood obesity projects (CO-CREATE & STOP). Ms Batz elicits perspectives of young people into the strategic design and delivery of programs and policies, fostering partnerships and convening relevant stakeholders to ensure that public policy is more inclusive and equitable. She recently co-hosted the ‘Youth Voices for Healthy Choices’ podcast.
In 2022, Claudia was selected as a Salzburg Seminar Fellow and a working group member of the EIT Health Alumni Network where she works with multidisciplinary communities of entrepreneurs and innovators to advocate for equitable access to healthcare via digitalisation and to build inclusive communities. She is also a native of Turkey.