Anneli Eriksson is a registered nurse specialized in anesthesia care, with a master in international health. She presently works as project coordinator at Karolinska Institutet with a research team focusing on health-care needs related to disasters. Anneli coordinates research support and develops and coordinates courses in the area of international disaster medicine and disaster health-response. During 2014 she organized short course trainings for medical and non medical staff, aiming to work in West Africa.
In 1995 Anneli started to work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and has since then had several positions in field-missions in various countries, most recently in Liberia in 2014, during the Ebola outbreak. She has also worked in various positions in the Swedish MSF-office. For three years Anneli performed and coordinated evaluations of MSF’s humanitarian work in various settings, while she also developed and managed an evaluation unit for MSF’s operational center in Brussels. During four years Anneli was the president of MSF-Sweden. She is currently a member of the board for MSF- Operational Centre Brussels.