Sonia Roschnik

Director - Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) for the NHS and wider health sector in England.

Sonia has worked in health and social care internationally for 30 years as a clinician, in senior hospital management, and in sustainability. She is committed to the transformations needed for a sustainable and healthy planet for all.

Sonia trained as an occupational therapist and worked for 12 years in various specialities in Scotland, Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Solomon Islands. Since she first led a project in integrated pathways of care in Glasgow she has always been interested in working across boundaries and driving system change.

At Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust she first worked as Head of the Occupational Therapy Department before delivering corporate projects - including leading the project management of a £85M PFI building across the Trust, Cambridge University, and the Medical Research Council. She was Deputy Director of Operations for four years delivering improved patient care pathways and processes.

Sonia was appointed Head of the SDU when it was first created in 2008 delivering both the Carbon Reduction Strategy for the NHS and the Sustainable Development Strategy for the NHS, public health and social care in England. Sonia then spent two and half years based in Abu Dhabi working as sustainable health advisor for international agencies whilst completing a Masters degree in Systems Thinking. 


Friday 12th October

Plenary 3 - Climate Smart Healthcare

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