Anna Garcia Altes
Director, Catalan Health System Observatory

Anna Garcia Altes is an Economist with a PhD in Medicine and Surgery, MPH, and MSc Health Policy and Management. She is currently the Head of the Catalan Health System Observatory, at the Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality. She has previously worked as Lecturer in Health Economics at King's College London and the London School of Economics, as part-time consultant for The World Bank, at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and at the Barcelona local health administration.

She is an active member of the Spanish Health Economics Association. She has expertise in economic evaluation and applied econometrics, and has lead and coordinated research groups. Her main interests are around the areas of economic evaluation, assessment of public policies, health capital, and the contribution of health services to population health, areas in which she has published more than 60 peer-reviewed papers.