Foredragsholdere

Ilona Kickbusch

Professor Ilona Kickbusch (born 27 August 1948 in Munich, Germany) is recognized throughout the world for her contribution to health promotion and global health.
Ilona Kikcbusch holds a Ph.D. in Politcal Science and Sociology from the University of Konstanz, Germany. Kickbusch is Director of the Global Health Programme at Graduate Institute of Internatonal and Development Studies, Geneva and director of Kickbusch Health Consult. She is also a member of the Management Board, Careum Foundaton, Zürich, Switzerland since 2009.

Zsuzsanna Jakab

Zsuzsanna Jakab is Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark. A native of Hungary, she has held a number of high-profile national and international public health policy positions in the last three decades.
Before her election as Regional Director, Jakab served as the founding Director of the European Union's European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm, Sweden. Between 2005 and 2010, she built ECDC into an internationally respected centre of excellence in the fight against infectious diseases.
Jakab holds a Master’s degree from the Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest; a postgraduate degree from the University of Political Sciences, Budapest; a diploma in public health from the Nordic School of Public Health in Göteborg, Sweden; and a postgraduate diploma from the National Institute of Public Administration and Management, Hungary.

Bent Høie

Helse- og omsorgsminister, Norge

Bent Høie (f. 4.5.1971) er helse- og omsorgsminister (2013-) og nestleder i Høyre (2010-). Han har vært stortingsrepresentant siden 2000, og representerer Rogaland. I perioden 2009-2013 var han leder for Stortingets helse- og omsorgskomité. Han har tidligere vært medlem av energi- og miljøkomiteen, helse- og omsorgskomiteen og kommunal- og forvaltningskomiteen.

Prof. Michael Marmot

MRC Research Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

Professor Sir Michael G. Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci, FBADirector: International Institute for Society and Health;MRC Research Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London

Michael Marmot has led a research group on health inequalities for the past 30 years. He is Principal Investigator of the Whitehall Studies of British civil servants, investigating explanations for the striking inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and is engaged in several international research efforts on the social determinants of health. He chairs the Department of Health Scientific Reference Group on tackling health inequalities. He was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution for six years. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy. In 2000 he was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen for services to Epidemiology and understanding health inequalities. Internationally acclaimed, Professor Marmot was a Vice President of the Academia Europaea, and is a Foreign Associate Member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). He was Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health set up by the World Health Organization in 2005: ‘Closing the Gap in a Generation’. Professor Marmot won the Balzan Prize for Epidemiology in 2004, gave the Harveian Oration in 2006 and won the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research in 2008. At the request of the British Government, he conducted a review of health inequalities in England, which published its report 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives' in February 2010. He has now been invited by the Regional Director of WHO Euro to conduct a European review of health inequalities. Professor Marmot is president of the British Medical Association (BMA) 2010-2011. For more information on the English and European Reviews, please see www.marmotreview.org.

Jørn Aksel Krog

Fylkesmann i Sør-Trøndelag

Han tiltrådte stillingen 1. november 2011. Krog er utdannet økonom fra Norges Handelshøyskole i Bergen. Før jobben som fylkesmann var han departementsråd i Fiskeridepartementet i 11 år.

Foto: Aage Tørris Ekker

Jette Jul Bruun

Enhedschef, Sundhedsstyrelsen i Danmark

Uddannelse:
Cand. scient. anth. (antropolog). Uddannet fra Københavns Universitet i 1994.
Beskæftigelse:
1994-1995: Danmarks Farmaceutiske Højskole, Institut for samfundsfarmaci: Forskningsassistent
1995-2002: Ribe Amt, Sundhedsforvaltningen: Sundheds- og forebyggelseskonsulent
2002-2007: Sundhedsstyrelsen, Center for Forebyggelse: Chefkonsulent
2007-2009: Københavns kommune, Folkesundhed København, sundheds- og omsorgsforvaltningen: Folkesundhedschef 2009-2011: Syddansk Universitet, Statens institut for Folkesundhed: Udviklingschef.
2011- : Sundhedsstyrelsen, Forebyggelse og Borgernære Sundhedstilbud: Enhedschef

Synnøve Riise Bøgeberg

Oslo kommune

Synnøve Riise Bøgeberg jobber i byrådsavdeling for byutvikling i Oslo kommune og er leder av Plankontoret for Grorddalen. Hun har ansvar for Groruddalssatsingen, en helhetlig områdesatsing i levekårsutsatte områder øst i Oslo.

Bøgeberg er utdannet cand.philol med hovedfag i kulturvitenskap og har jobbet mye med kvalitetsheving av nærområder og tilrettelegging for rekreasjon og friluftsliv.

Johan Carlson

Generaldirektör Folkhälsomyndigheten, Sverige

Johan Carlson är specialist i infektionssjukdomar. Disputerad 1993 och docent i infektionsepidemiologi. Efter klinisk tjänstgöring förordnades han 1999 – 2001 som expert vid EU- kommissionens folkhälsodirektorat i Luxemburg. 2001-2009 verksam vid Socialstyrelsen, först som chef för smittskyddsenheten och 2005-2009 som chef för hälso- och sjukvårdstillsynen. 2009-2013 generaldirektör vid Smittskyddsinstitutet och fr.o.m. 2014 generaldirektör vid den nybildade Folkhälsomyndigheten.

Espen Dahl

Professor, Høyskolen i Oslo og Akershus, Norge

Biografi oppdateres

Finn Diderichsen

Professor at the Department of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen

Finn Diderichsen er socialmediciner, professor i forebyggelse ved Købehavns Universitet og leder af afdelingen for socialmedicin. Han har i mange år forsket i ulikhet i helse og var ansvarlig for et review i 2011 til den danske regering om årsager til og indsatser mod ulikhet i helse.

Herdis Dugstad

Seniorrådgiver, Helsedirektoratet, Norge

Herdis Dugstad arbeider som seniorrådgiver i Helsedirektoratet, og koordinerer arbeidet med å utvikle veivisere i lokalt folkehelsearbeid i Norge

Juhani Eskola

Director General, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland

Juhani Eskola is Director General at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), which is a governmental research institute and advisory body for the Ministry of Health. THL's functions are:
 
- to promote the welfare and health of the population
- to prevent diseases and social problems
- to develop social welfare and health care services.
 
THL has currently 1,300 employees and is located in Helsinki and six other cities in Finland.

In the past, Eskola has worked as general practitioner, paediatrician and infectious disease specialist until 1991, and in 1991-1999 at the Finnish National Public Health Institute (KTL). In 1997-1998 he was Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London. During 2000-2003 Juhani Eskola worked as Senior Vice President at Aventis Pasteur (currently Sanofi Pasteur) in Lyon, France, being responsible for global medical affairs and clinical development of all vaccines in the Company. From 2004 on, Juhani Eskola has been back in Finland. Before THL was created, he worked as Deputy Director General of the Finnish Public Health Institute, KTL, where his responsibility areas were long term strategy and research activities in addition to control of infectious diseases and vaccinations.

Juhani Eskola has also served in several international development projects and initiatives as a consultant, evaluator or scientific adviser (e.g. in European Vaccine Initiative, EVI; European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership, EDCTP; and in the Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, TBVI) He still is a member of the Board of Trustees of International Vaccine Institute, IVI. At WHO Eskola is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization, SAGE.

Eskola is author of approximately 200 publications, mainly in the area of conjugate vaccines and vaccine development. He has been active in the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, serving in 1998-2000 as the President of the Society. He has received several awards (incl. Justus Ström Award, Pharmacia & Upjohn Award in Medicine, and Bill Marshall Memorial Award). He is Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland.

Elisabeth Fosse

Instituttleder HEMIL- senteret, Norge

Elisabeth Fosse er professor i helsefremmende arbeid og instituttleder ved HEMIL-senteret. Hun har også en stilling som professor II ved Høgskolen i Buskerud/Vestfold. Hun har sin faglige bakgrunn i statsvitenskap, med analyser av utforming og iverksetting av helsepolitikk som spesialområde. Hennes forskningsfelt er studier av folkehelsepolitikk, med særlig vekt på hvordan politikk kan bidra til å utjevne sosiale helseforskjeller. I de seneste årene har han særlig studert politikk rettet mot barn og unge i flere Europeiske land.

Fra 2012 har hun ledet prosjektet Addressing the social determinants of Health: multilevel policies aimed at families with children. Dette er et treårig prosjekt der målet er å studere hvordan den norske folkehelseloven blir iverksatt på lokalt nivå, med særlig vekt på barn og unges situasjon. Fra 2013 forsker hun også på Samhandlingsreformen, i prosjektet «Reformens effekt på kommunen som helsefremmende og sykdomsforebyggende aktør» Begge disse prosjektene er finansiert av Norges forskningsråd. Begge prosjektene studerer hvordan de sentrale prinsippene i folkehelseloven om å utjevne sosiale helseforskjeller og etablere folkehelse som et sektorovergripende ansvar i kommunene blir ivaretatt.

Dora Gudrun Gudmundsdottir

Directorate of Health Iceland, Head of division: Determinants of Health and Well-being at Directorate of Health.

Dora Gudmundsdottir is Director of Determinants of Health and Wellbeing at the Directorate of Health in Iceland. She is a governmental expert on mental health and National Focal point in public health for the European Commission. At the moment she leads the work on dissemination of the Joint Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing (JAMHWB) www.mentalhealthandwellbeing.eu She is affiliated with the Wellbeing institute, Cambridge University. Her research interests focus on the epidemiology on happiness, mental wellbeing and flourishing as well as studying the impact of the economic crises on happiness and mental wellbeing in Iceland.

Dora is very interested in finding effective ways for individuals, institutions and societies to flourish. She has a special interest in enhancing evidence based knowledge in policy making and interventions. Her passion lies in translating the results obtained from quality research into everyday language so it can be easily accessed by the general public. In order to do so, Dora has written a number of articles for newspapers and magazines in Iceland. She is the author of a book on Happiness and success in Icelandic and one of many authors of The World Book of Happiness (www.theworldbookofhappiness.com). She is also an author of a chapter in the book Positive Psychology for Social Change. Dora has also been invited speaker at several conferences for example at the World Health Organisation´s conference on Health in All Policies where she gave a talk on mental wellbeing in all policies.

Dora is a board member of the European Network for Positive Psychology (enpp.eu), a former board member and a founding member of International Alliance for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Schools (intercamhs.org), founding member of CAPP (Centre of Applied Positive Psychology), and IPPA (International Positive Psychology Association).

Bjørn Guldvog

Helsedirektør, Helsedirektoratet, Norge

Bjørn Guldvog har vært helsedirektør siden 2012. Han ble ansatt i Sosial- og helsedirektoratet i 2002, da som direktør for divisjon for helse- og sosialtjenester frem til han i 2004 ble assisterende helsedirektør. Han er utdannet cand.med. fra Universitetet i Oslo i 1985 – og har bred erfaring fra helsetjenesten, der han blant annet har jobbet som fastlege, sykehjemslege og lege i sykehus. Fra 1989-1992 var han forsker og senere forskningsleder ved Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, og fra 1993-2001 instituttsjef ved Stiftelse for helsetjenesteforskning (HELTEF). Fra 2005 har Guldvog dessuten vært professor II i sosialmedisin ved Universitetet i Bergen – og har som forsker publisert innenfor helsetjenesteforskning, kvalitet i helsetjenesten, nevrologi og skade- og ulykkesforskning.

Dr. Geir Gunnlaugsson

Chief Medical Officer, Iceland

Dr. Geir Gunnlaugsson is the Chief Medical Officer for Iceland since 2010 at the Directorate of Health and Professor of Public Health at Reykjavík University. He graduated with a MD from the University of Iceland with post-graduate training in paediatrics (PhD) and public health (MPH) at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. In addition to postgraduate training at St. Göran´s/Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm and later work as teacher and Director of Studies at the Section for International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden, he has worked for eight years in Guinea-Bissau, West-Africa. In 2000-2009, he was the Director for the Centre for Child Health Services in Reykjavík. He has been a consultant to the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) in health projects in Malawi and Mozambique and member on the Development Assistance Advisory Committee of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Dr. Gunnlaugsson has participated in Nordic, European and international working groups on breastfeeding and child health indicators (e.g., CHILD, NOMESCO, Arctic Council and RICHE). He has conducted research and published within the field of paediatrics, primary health care and public health in Iceland, Guinea-Bissau and Malawi. This work includes, e.g., publications on breastfeeding, infant and child mortality, development, child abuse, measles, cholera, and health systems. Dr. Gunnlaugsson was the first chairman of the Icelandic Public Health Association in 2001-2007.

Ellen Hambro

Direktør for Miljødirektoratet, Norge

Les mer om Ellen Hambro på miljødirektoratets nettsider

Pia Lindeskog

Sakkunnig Folkhälsomyndigheten, Sverige

Pia Lindeskog arbetar med övergripande strategiska frågor på Folkhälsomyndigheten. Lindeskog är doktor i medicinsk vetenskap vid Karolinska Institutet och har arbetat med folkhälsofrågor sedan början av 1980-talet. Under många år arbetade Pia Lindeskog i Stockholms läns landsting, främst med frågor rörande hållbar livsmedelskonsumtion och kostfrågor rörande barn. Lindeskog ansvarade för ett 8-årigt projekt rörande hållbar livsmedelskonsumtion och producerade bland annat riktlinjer och en pedagogisk modell för hållbar livsmedelskonsumtion, Ät S.M.A.R.T., vilken används än idag i Sverige. Lindeskog ansvarade under några år för frågor rörande, mat, hälsa och miljö på KF, ägare till Coop. Mellan 2009 och 2013 var Pia Lindeskog avdelningschef på Statens Folkhälsoinstitut.

Suzanne Hargreaves

Development Officer at Education Scotland

Suzanne Hargreaves has worked in Scottish Education for over thirty years starting as a physical education teacher in a secondary school. She moved onto the University sector completing a Master’s degree in Education, and working as a lecturer firstly at the University of Stirling and then the University of Glasgow. She returned to secondary school teaching after her family as a Head of Department. She now work for Education Scotland, the national agency charged with supporting quality and improvement in Scottish education and thereby securing the delivery of better learning experiences and outcomes for Scottish learners of all ages. Suzanne Hargreaves is now the Senior Education Officer for Health and wellbeing.

Professor Mike Kelly (TBC)

NICE, England

Professor Mike Kelly is Director of the Centre of Public Health at NICE where he leads on the development of public health guidance. He is a public health practitioner, researcher and academic. He was educated at the universities of York, Leicester, and Dundee. Before joining NICE he was Director of Evidence and Guidance at the Health Development Agency. Professor Kelly has previously held academic posts at the Universities of Leicester, Dundee, Glasgow, Greenwich and Abertay. He holds honorary posts at the universities of Cambridge, Manchester, Sheffield, UCL and Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Professor Kelly’s research interests are in evidence based approaches to health improvement, methodological and philosophical problems in public health research and evidence based medicine, evidence synthesis, coronary heart disease prevention, chronic illness, disability, physical activity, health inequalities, behaviour change, social identity and community involvement in health promotion. From 2005-8 he was the co leader of the Measurement and Evidence Knowledge Network of World Health Organisation’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. He has published more than two hundred papers in medical, social scientific and public health journals and is author/ editor of seven books. In 2010 he was awarded the Alwyn Smith Prize of the Faculty of Public Health for his work on cardiovascular disease and alcohol misuse prevention.

Knut Inge Klepp

Direktør folkehelsedivisjon Helsedirektoratet, Norge

Stilling: Siden 2006 ledet Folkehelsedivisjonen i Helsedirektoratet. Professor II ved Avdeling for ernæringsvitenskap ved Universitet i Oslo.

Kvalifikasjoner: Fra 1992 professorater ved universiteter i Bergen, Oslo, Minnesota (USA) og Gøteborg (samfunnsernæring, helsefremmende arbeid). Omfattende internasjonal og nasjonal forsknings- og undervisningsvirksomhet. Hatt en rekke verv i nasjonale oginternasjonale organisasjoner og redaksjoner (tidsskrifter/konferanser).

Utdanning: Doktorgrad (Phd) i adferdsepidemiologi og en mastergrad i folkehelse fra University of Minnesota. Hovedfag i ernæring fra UiO.

Taru Koivisto

Director at Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

Taru Koivisto is Director of Health Promotion at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland.She holds a central position in Finnish health promotion, including preventive health services, maternal and child health, occupational health and communicable diseases, while at the same time maintaining a number of international commitments. Her unit was responsible for the 8th WHO Global Conference for Health Promotion in June 2013 in Helsinki. She has extensive experience in public health and has been involved in a number of committees, conferences and advisory groups. She is currently vice-chair of the Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for WHO/EURO and the Chairperson of the national coordinating body on EU’s public health policy. She has worked in the Ministry since 1998 and before that in other positions in national health administration since 1989.

Lennart Köhler

Professor emeritus, NHV

Medicinsk utbildning i Lund, med. lic. 1962, med. dr. 1973. Barnläkare i Lund, överläkare för barnhälsovården i M landsting 1969 – 1978, docent i socialpediatrik från 1973. Professor i socialmedicin och preventiv medicin vid Nordiska hälsovårdshögskolan 1978 – 1987, i socialpediatrik 1987 - 1998. Rektor för Nordiska hälsovårdshögskolan 1978. – 1995. Emeritus 1998.

Generalsekreterare för ESSOP (European Society for Social Pediatrics) 1977 – 1987, hederspresident från 1987. Medlem i styrelsen för ASPHER (Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region) 1985 - 1997; president 1987 – 1989, skattmästare 1991 - 1997. Rådgivare åt WHO i barn- och skolhälsovårdsfrågor. Vetenskaplig rådgivare till socialstyrelsen, Stockholm och Folkhälsoinstitutet, Stockholm, University of Warwick, Storbritannien och Universität Bielefeld, Tyskland; WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan. Medlem i WHO’s Expert Advisory Panel on Health Science and Technology Policy, Genève.

Hedersdoktor vid Athens School of Public Health 1992. Spiros Doxiadis pris i folkhälsovetenskap 1992. Allmänna Barnhusets Stora Pris 1996. Nordiska folkhälsopriset 1997. European Public Health Award 1998.

Medlem i redaktionskommittén för Child: Care, Health and Development (London); European Journal of Public Health (London); International Journal of Health Sciences (Groningen);Developmental Period Medicine (Warsaw).

Cirka 250 publikationer i socialpediatrik, socialmedicin och folkhälsovetenskap.

Huvudsakliga forskningsområden: Barns hälsa och välfärd; Handikappade barn.; Folkhälsovetenskap.

Pia Mäkelä

Head of Alcohol and Drug unit, Institutet för hälsa och välfärd, Finland

Pia Mäkelä is a senior researcher and the head of unit in the Alcohol and Drug Research Unit of the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland, and an adjunct professor at the University of Helsinki. She is also a senior editor in Addiction, the leading journal in the field of addictions. Pia Mäkelä’s research covers different aspects of alcohol use and related harms in societies, such as drinking patterns and drinking culture and their variation across populations, population subgroups and time; the connection between drinking patterns and harm from drinking; differential effects of alcoholic beverage types, and possibilities to control alcohol-related harm by means of alcohol policy.

Bosse Pettersson

Spesialrådgiver Socialstyrelsen, Sverige

Bosse Pettersson började arbeta med folkhälsa 1976 vid Socialstyrelsens nämnd för hälsoupplysning. 1992 gick han till Statens folkhälsoinstitut, som han i praktiken lämnade som stf generaldirektör i samband med utlokaliseringen till Östersund 2007. Från 1987 har han varit fast anlitad föreläsare och kursledare vid Karolinska institutets folkhälsovetenskapliga program. Centralt under karriären har varit folkhälsopolitik, jämlikhet i hälsa, lyfta fram hälsoaspekter och genomförande. Numera är han folkhälsoråd vid Socialstyrelsen för internationella hälsofrågor samt verkar som fristående konsult

Pekka Puska

Visiting Researcher, national institute for health and welfare, Finland

Full biografi:
www.thl.fi/en_US/web/en/aboutus/management/cv_puska

Dr. Else Smith

Director General of the Danish Health and Medicines Authority, Denmark

Else Smith, M.D. PhD., was appointed Director General of the Danish Health and Medicines Authority in March 2012. From January 2011 she served as Chief Executive Officer at the National Board of Health and from 2004-2011 she held a position as Director of the National Centre for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the National Board of Health. She is an expert on public health medicine and has held numerous public and scientific lectures and has contributed to and peer-reviewed a number of international journals. From 1989-2003 she worked at Statens Serum Institut with responsibilities on surveillance and research of infectious diseases.

Dr. Else Smith is, among others, chairman of the National Danish Pandemic Group and the National Cancer Steering Group. She represents Denmark in several international fora, including the World Health Organization, and she is a Committee Member of the Management Board of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and Member of the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Management Board.

Claudia Stein

Claudia Stein MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH is a German trained public health physician and epidemiologist with the World Health Organization (WHO), which she has been serving since 1998, most recently as Director of the Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation at the WHO Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark

Claudia qualified from Essen University Medical School in Germany in 1989. Her area of post-graduate training include a residency in Internal Medicine, a Master's degree in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Southampton (MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit), UK, and a residency in Public Health Medicine with Specialist Certification at the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.

Prior to her career at WHO she worked for several years as public health physician and epidemiologist at country level in Europe, as well as for several years in India and China, the latter two under the auspices of the Medical Research Council, MRC.

Claudia first joined WHO in 1998 as a secondment from the United Kingdom; in 2000 she became a fixed term staff member to work in the Information, Evidence and Research Cluster at WHO HQ in the area of burden of disease and health information. Following this, she became Coordinator of the Leadership, Management and Fellowships unit which housed the Health Leadership Service.

In 2010, Claudia took up her current position as Director of the Division of Information, Evidence and Research at the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen.

Ole Trygve Stigen

Avdelingsdirektør, Levekår og helse, Helsedirektorate, Norge

Leder av programkomiteen for den 11 nordiske folkehelsekonferansen, Norge.

Camilla Stoltenberg

Cirektør Folkehelseinstituttet, Norge

Camilla Stoltenberg er direktør ved Folkehelseinstituttet. Hun er lege og epidemiolog, og har tidligere arbeidet som direktør i divisjon for epidemiologi og assisterende direktør ved Folkehelseinstituttet, med ansvar for strategisk utvikling av nasjonale helseregistre. Hennes vitenskapelige arbeid er fokusert rundt autisme og andre nevroutviklingsforstyrrelser, med bruk av data fra Den norske mor og barn undersøkelsen (MoBa) og helseregisterdata

Alexander Ståhle

landskapsarkitekt, Sverige

Alexander Ståhle är en av de mest anlitade föreläsarna i Sverige och Norge inom stadsutveckling och stadsplanering. Han har genomfört flera banbrytande studier om hur städer fungerar, om stadsliv och vad som driver efterfrågan på boende och kontor i våra städer. I forskningen på KTH har han visat att det går att bygga städer som är både täta och gröna, och därmed mer hållbara. Han skriver flitigt i dags- och fackpressen. Alexander Ståhle har doktorerat i stadsbyggnad på Arkitekturskolan KTH och är också utbildad landskapsarkitekt. Han driver som VD konsultföretaget Spacescape (8 anställda) som är flitigt anlitad av kommuner, stat, arkitektkontor, byggherrar och fastighetsutvecklare. Alexander arbetar också deltid som forskningsprojektledare på KTH, där han utvecklar metoder för stadsanalys och planering. På Spacescape har han drivit stora projekt som Värdering av stadskvalitet, Tätare Stockholm, Airport City Stockholm och Slussens stadsliv.

Alexander bor mitt på Södermalm med två barn utan bil. Han försöker leva som han lär - på cykel och till fots mitt i stan. Som Stockholm Cyclo har han släppt tre technoskivor och spelat live i Stockholm, Milano, St Petersburg och Tokyo.

Nina Grieg Viig

Førsteamanuensis/prodekan Høyskolen I Bergen, Norge

Nina Grieg Viig er førsteamanuensis i pedagogikk og prodekan for forskning ved Høgskolen i Bergen, avdeling for lærerutdanning. Hun har mastergrad og doktorgrad i helsefremmende arbeid, og hennes PhD-avhandling var del av evalueringen av det norske nettverket av helsefremmende skoler (HEFRES). Hennes forskningsinteresser er innenfor helsefremmende arbeid og utviklingsarbeid i skolen. Viig er norsk representant i SHE-nettverket (Schools for Health in Europe).

Prof. Kristian Wahlbeck

Director of Development at Finnish Association for Mental Health

Kristian is a psychiatrist actively involved in shaping future mental health policies, both in his role as Director of Development at the Finnish Association for Mental Health, leader of the work to establish a public mental health research agenda for Europe and in leading the European efforts to mobilise non-health sectors to promote mental health as a part of the EU Member States' Joint Action for Mental Health.
 
Kristian Wahlbeck (b. 1960), MD, is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist. Currently he is the Director of Development for the Finnish Association for Mental Health and a Research Professor at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland. He has been a Senior Officer at the WHO European Regional Office, and is involved in European mental health policy work. He leads the European-wide CEPHOS-LINK Project aiming at establishing the comparative effectiveness of different types of mental health services. He also leads the public mental health research workpackage of the ROAMER Project, which aims to prepare a roadmap for European mental health research, and the work to establish mental health in all policies, a workpackage of the EU Joint Action for Mental health, set up by the EU Member States. His current research interests are mental health services research and stigma research. He has published more than 100 original papers on mental health issues.


 
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