XV World Forestry Congress


Matilda van den Bosch

Barcelona Institute for Global Health

Senior Researcher


Dr. Matilda van den Bosch is a Senior Researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain. She studies the impact of urban natural environments on human health, in particular childhood health and development. Her goal is to contribute to evidence-based policies that promote healthy environments for both humans and ecosystems. She is the primary editor of the Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health (2018) and has acted as advisor to FAO, WHO, and the UN Environmental Programme.