Programme Director for Health Impact Assessment Tel: 01978 313664

Liz Green leads the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) on behalf of Public Health Wales (PHW).  She is a Registered UK Public Health Specialist and Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health. Liz raises awareness of, and develops health impact assessment (HIA) and trains, advises on and facilitates the process throughout Wales.  She has worked on, advised or quality assured approximately 200 HIAs of varying strategic levels, complexity and topics. 

HIA is used to support a ‘Health in All Policies’ (HiAP) approach to policy making and sustainable development and much of the work Liz leads takes place in planning, housing, regeneration and energy sectors.  This includes high profile, politically contentious energy developments and extraction schemes and national and regional government policies and HIAs.

Amongst her publications, Liz is a co-author of the Welsh HIA guidance ‘HIA: A Practical Guide’ (WHIASU, 2012) and wrote a chapter entitled ‘The Importance of Health Impact Assessments’ in ‘Finkel M L: The Rush to Drill: The Human and Environmental Costs of Shale Gas Extraction’ (March 2015).