Arnt Diener is a Technical Consultant for Water and Public Health at the World Health Organization’s European Centre for Environment and Health in Bonn.

He has a background in environmental risk management, development economics and public health with a focus on recreational and drinking-water quality.

Arnt holds a MSc in Environmental Science and has led research and implementation projects in Western Africa, Southern Asia, Europe and Latin America. He has a particular passion for risk management strategies, preventative public health interventions and water-borne diseases. As a researcher, he has taught students of UNESCO-IHE Delft and EPF Lausanne on water and health research and supervised several master theses and student projects.

Arnt’s work within BlueHealth focuses on developing a decision-support tool for blue space design. The tool will provide international evidence and tailored guidance on the health and wellbeing risks and benefits of urban blue spaces.