Research interests: Global and One Health governance, pandemic preparedness and response, social determinants of health
Lara is a Research Assistant at Chatham House’s Centre for Universal Health where her research focuses on health security issues with a focus on threats that arise at the human-animal-environment interface (One Health). Previously, she worked on humanitarian and global health policy issues at the European Commission. She holds an MSc in Global Health from the University of Copenhagen, with time spent at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College in Moshi, Tanzania, and a BSc in Development Studies with a major in Human Geography from Lund University, Sweden. Lara coordinates Chatham House’s contributions to PANDORA, including the planning of round tables, liaising with consortium partners, identifying outreach opportunities and assisting with research.