Ananda holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona and a Master degree in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her main fields of interest are access to treatment, cross border healthcare and industry engagement with patient organisations. Ananda has been involved in patient advocacy for five years and started working at MPE in March 2013. During this time she has collaborated with a number of patient organisations across Europe. Previously she worked at the Institute of Public Law (IDP Barcelona), the European Commission (DG Health and Consumers), and has also been a legal advisor in the clinical ethics committee of the Hospital de Mollet (Barcelona). Ananda has lived and worked predominantly in Spain, Germany, UK and Belgium. Currently she is based in Munich.