Cornelia Anne Barth holds a BSc from Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and an MSc from University College London. After having spent a decade in crisis settings she currently works at the ICRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, as the global physiotherapy advisor. She frequently speaks at international and national conferences and universities and is part of an international research consortium on rehabilitation in low resource settings. She authored several articles on rehabilitation and physiotherapy as part of global health and in challenging environments. As a PhD candidate at University College Dublin she currently researches the dimensions of rehabilitation, gender and disability in conflict.