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Marie-Odile Bertella-Geffroy

Lawyer, Honorary magistrate of Public health department in High Court of Paris

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

– law Degree, Master in criminal sciences
–  examining magistrate since 1976, in charge of a lot of criminal cases related to public health : infected blood scandal, growth hormone, Tchernobyl, asbestos …
– lawyer specialized in public health since January, 5th, 2015

ACHIEVEMENT / What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

Since I am a lawyer, I am still specialized in health and environmental issues. Thus, I defend associations which work on these topics.

LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

France (Paris, Marseille), Europe (European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg) and worldwide with a foundation located in Venice which fosters the creation of a Department of Health & Environment protection in the International Criminal Court.

IMPACT / What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental … of your activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

With these trials (criminal, non-criminal or other), I try to protect health and a safe environment for our fellow citizens and for the next generations.

QUOTE / A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

What does not kill me makes me stronger. Nietzsche