Matthias Wismar, PhD

Matthias Wismar is Senior Health Policy Analyst at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. He develops studies, policy briefs, rapid responses and face-to-face dissemination events including policy dialogues, evidence briefings, policy mappings, seminars, workshops and book launches. His main areas of interest are health policy, politics and governance; civil society and health; European integration, health and health systems; the health workforce; and health in all policies.

He holds a doctorate in political science from Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany) and has also studied at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom) and Nuffield College, Oxford University (United Kingdom). Before joining the Observatory, he was heading a health policy research unit at Hanover Medical School (Germany).

Matthias Wismar is based at the Observatory’s Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium.
Email: wismarm@obs.who.int
Telephone: +32 2 524 92 52  
Skype: obs-wismar