Giorgia Lattanzi, MSPH Health Systems, MA International Development and Cooperation, BA International relations
Giorgia is a public health professional with a strong interest in effective development cooperation, global health governance, health policy and health systems strengthening.
Giorgia completed a Master of Science in Public Health, Health Systems at the Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012, with a focus on research, monitoring and evaluation, access to health services, and human resources for health.
She has international and headquarters level working experience in global health, project management, maternal and child health, reproductive health, supply chain management and knowledge translation and management, plus research and volunteer experiences in several countries.
Giorgia became an associate partner at hera in 2019. She has in-depth knowledge of global health policies and approaches. She started collaborating with hera in 2015 as a consultant for the Health Advisory Services (HAS) to the European Commission DG INTPA, and in 2016 she joined the HAS Core Team until 2020. As part of the HAS Consortium led by hera, Giorgia has been closely supporting the Health Team at DG INTPA, including on the development of strategic EU policy lines and complex analyses of EU financial allocations to health. She has been involved in a number of studies related to global health governance, appraisals of key EU partners including WHO and the Global Fund, and supported the development and management of an EU-UNICEF Partnership Dialogue in Health and Education.
Giorgia has experience in applying mixed methods to data collection and analysis. Working with hera, she has participated in multi-country evaluations, including the Safe Abortion Action Fund (IPPF), Ignite Project (PSI), and the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative.
Before joining hera, Giorgia lived and worked in Ethiopia, Guatemala, Lesotho, Nicaragua and Peru. Her previous working experience includes working as a Reproductive Health Project Officer for UNFPA Lesotho, where she participated in a technical working group investigating and addressing issues in the end-user distribution of reproductive health commodities throughout the country.
Giorgia is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English, Spanish and French.