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Erio Ziglio

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Dr Erio Ziglio has been the Head of the World Health Organization European Office for Investment for Health and Development in Venice since 2002 and retired from the position in 2014.

He has over 15 years of professional experience in the academic world both in the United Kingdom and North America. He worked for the European Commission for three years as a public health consultant and then in the early 1990’s, joined the WHO Regional Office for Europe taking on responsibility for the Health Promotion and Investment for Health Programmes.

He has lectured internationally and published widely on the subjects of health promotion, health policy and planning and health and development. He held an Honorary Professorship at the University of York, and was an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is in the international teaching staff of the Public Health School at Yale University.