Bea Albermann


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2022 - September 2023

Project title

Planetary Health in All Policies: Opportunities for Global Health through Systemic Change

Short biography

During the Mercator Fellowship, Bea Albermann will focus on the interconnectedness of the climate and ecological crisis and our health – in short: planetary health. She is particularly interested in political leverage points for health governance within the planetary boundaries and for a systemic transformation towards more sustainability. Bea studied medicine at the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne and worked as co-author on the national Planetary Health Strategy of the Swiss Medical Association. The former WHO youth delegate is passionate about health equity and environmental justice.