Marco Martuzzi is an epidemiologist with experience in environmental and occupational studies. He worked at the Italian Institute of Health, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Imperial College School of Medicine (UK), the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (Lyon), and over the last twenty years at the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, currently based in Bonn, Germany. He obtained a PhD in community medicine from the University of London, in 1996. His current work is concerned with the health impact of several environmental risk factors and health determinants. He has a special interest in approaches for supporting policies in environmental health and other sectors, suitable for WHO Member States in their decision making processes on health related matters.