Senior Policy Manager for Healthy Environments &
EPHA Policy Coordinator
Nikolai Pushkarev is Senior Policy Manager for Healthy Environments and Policy Coordinator at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), a leading civil society network working to improve health and strengthen the voice of public health in Europe. As senior policy manager Nikolai leads EPHA’s activities on food systems and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) prevention, promoting policies to tackle the common risk factors for NCDs, and to advance a transition towards sustainable food systems with health-enabling food environments. As policy coordinator he contributes to the strategic alignment of EPHA’s policy activities for enhanced impact.
Previous experiences include human rights, environment, energy, as well as work in the cultural and private sectors. He gained an MA in European Law from Maastricht University and a postgraduate degree in agricultural economics through the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.