Sonia Roschnik

Sonia Roschnik

Executive Director at the IHF Geneva Sustainability Centre, Switzerland


IHF Member
Sonia is Executive Director of the Geneva Sustainability Centre for the International Hospital Federation. The Centre is set up to support Hospital and healthcare leadership to ensure their contribution towards a healthy and sustainable future for all.
Sonia comes with 30 years of experience in health and social care internationally as a clinician, in senior hospital management, and in sustainability. In her role as International Climate Policy Director for Health Care Without Harm, Sonia worked on a number of collaborative initiatives including the Global Roadmap for Healthcare Decarbonisation, Race to Zero and the COP26 health leadership initiatives.
Sonia also served as the Director of the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) in the National Health Service (NHS) in England. During her tenure leading the SDU she launched the Greener NHS program, including a commitment to net zero climate emissions, positioning the NHS as the first national health system in the world to do so.
She trained as an Occupational Therapist, holds a Masters degree in Systems Thinking and is a member of the Faculty of Public Health in the UK. She is committed to the transformations needed for a sustainable and healthy planet for all.

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Plenary Session 3: Net zero in healthcare: how is it possible?

  • 11 November, 2022
  • 09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary Hall

Group discounts available