Matilda is an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia and is currently an Associated Researcher at the Barcelona Institute of Global Health, ISGlobal, Spain. Her work lies in the interface of human health and the health of our surroundings with the goal of contributing to urban policies that promote healthy environments for both humans and ecosystems. Most of her research has focused on the human health benefits of contact and exposure to urban natural environments. She is the primary editor of the Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health (2018) and is leading several research projects related to climate change, childhood health, and green space mitigation.
Apart from work, Matilda’s life passions relate to music, food, and books.