Environment and Health Committee

The ERS Environment and Health Committee coordinates the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) activities in advocating for environmental health, to promote clean air and protect human health.

About

Environmental policy is a core EU activity and the committee is an active partner in forming policies at the EU level. The committee supports lower thresholds of acceptable levels of air pollution, stricter enforcement of existing EU legislation, advocates for exposure limits to occupational air pollution at the European level and notes the need for further research to fully understand the impact of particular factors on human health.

Committee members

Zorana J. Andersen - profile image
Zorana J. Andersen
ERS Environment and Health Committee Chair

Arzu Yorgancioğlu - profile image
Arzu Yorgancioğlu
Advocacy Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Barbara Hoffmann - profile image
Barbara Hoffmann
Expert proposed by the Chair and approved by the Executive Committee

Ulrike Gehring - profile image
Ulrike Gehring
Expert proposed by the Chair and approved by the Executive Committee

Ana Maria Vicedo Cabrera - profile image
Ana Maria Vicedo Cabrera
Expert proposed by the Chair and approved by the Executive Committee

Charlotte Suppli Ulrik - profile image
Charlotte Suppli Ulrik
Head of Assembly 6

Kjeld Hansen - profile image
Kjeld Hansen
European Lung Foundation Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Erik Melén - profile image
Erik Melén
Expert co-opted for specific tasks

Sylvia Medina - profile image
Sylvia Medina
Expert co-opted for specific tasks

Klea Katsouyanni - profile image
Klea Katsouyanni
Expert co-opted for specific tasks

ERS Executive Director is an observer.

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