Charlotte is an applied infectious diseases epidemiologist who specialises in emerging and high-consequence infectious diseases. Her current research is primarily concerned with the early detection and prevention of spillover-borne outbreaks of emerging zoonotic diseases. She also maintains a strong involvement in applied infectious diseases public health practice, particularly in outbreak response, epidemic intelligence, and capacity building.
Charlotte completed her PhD in the Health Protection Research Unit for Emergency Preparedness and Response under the supervision of Professor Paul Hunter on outbreak risks in humanitarian emergencies. After her PhD, she worked as an epidemiologist with the European Field Epidemiology Training Program. During that time, she was involved in the COVID-19 response in the European Union and Papua New Guinea as well as the Ebola response in the North-Eastern DRC.