Leadership

Presidents

Ali Jafarian
Former Chancellor
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Detlev Ganten
Chairman of the Board, Charité Foundation
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

Former Presidents

João Gabriel Silva, 2018
Rector
University of Coimbra
Portugal

Fernando Regateiro, 2018
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Coimbra University Hospitals
Portugal

Hélène Boisjoly, 2017
Dean
Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal
Canada

Antoine Flahault, 2016
Director
Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Shunichi Fukuhara, 2015
Dean
School of Public Health, Kyoto University
Japan

José Otávio Costa Auler Jr., 2014
Dean
Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil

John Eu-Li Wong, 2013
Chief Executive
National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore

Michael J. Klag, 2012
Former Dean
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Steve Wesselingh, 2011
Dean
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Stephen K. Smith, 2010
Pro Rector, Health
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Axel Kahn, 2009
Dean
Sorbonne Paris Cité, France

Scientific Committee

The World Health Summit Scientific Committee consists of the M8 Alliance Executive Committee and these members of the World Health Summit Council:

Co-Chairs

Stefan Kaufmann
Director
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany

Fernando Regateiro
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Coimbra University Hospitals
Portugal


Till Bärnighausen
Director
Heidelberg Institute of Public Health, Germany

Elizabeth Blackburn
Nobel Prize Laureate, President Emerita
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA

Thomas B. Cueni
Director General
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, Switzerland


Christian Drosten
Director, Institute of Virology
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Bärbel-Maria Kurth
Director, Epidemiology and Health Monitoring
Robert Koch Institute, Germany
(c) Robert Koch Institute / Dugnus

Thomas Mettenleiter
President
Institute of Molecular Virology and Cell Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany

Maike Sander
Director
Pediatric Diabetes Research Center, UC San Diego, USA

Günter Stock
President
ALLEA, All European Academies, Germany

Ambassadors

Edelgard Bulmahn
Former Federal Minister of Education and Research
Germany

Manfred Dietel
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Eckart von Hirschhausen
Medical Doctor and Cabaret
Germany

Michael Rabbow
Senior Advisor
E&P Focus Africa Consulting
Germany

Heinz Riederer
Managing Director
iNG innovation. Nachhaltigkeit. Gesundheit, Germany

Reinhard Schäfers
Former German Ambassador
Germany

Ansgar Tietmeyer
Former Head of Public Affairs
Deutsch Bank AG, Germany

Charles Yankah
Chairman
Afrika Kulturinstitut e.V., Berlin, Germany

Council

Chair

Ilona Kickbusch
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Members

Ala Alwan
University of Washington, Department of Global Health

Rifat Atun
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Till Bärnighausen
Heidelberg University

Hans-Peter Baur
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Ingo Behnel
German Federal Ministry of Health

Christoph Beier
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Christoph Benn
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Tobias Bergner
German Federal Foreign Office

Arnaud Bernaert
World Economic Forum

Catherina Böhme
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

Thomas B. Cueni
Int. Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Manfred Dietel
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Klaus Dugi
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Timothy Evans
World Bank

Roland Göhde
German Healthcare Partnership

Jörg Hacker
German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Zsuzsanna Jakab
World Health Organization

Ashish Jha
Harvard Global Health Institute

Stefan Kaufmann
Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Susanna Krüger
Save the Children Germany

Bärbel Kurth
Robert Koch Institute

Steve Landry
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Yves Levy
Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale

Marion Lieser
Oxfam Germany

Klaus Lindpaintner
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center

Philippe Meyer
Descartes Université

Jürgen Mlynek
Falling Walls Foundation

Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti
World Health Organization

Bernd Montag
Siemens Healthineers

Andreas Penk
Pfizer Germany

Hagen Pfundner
Roche Pharma AG

Peter Piot
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Erich Reinhardt
Medical Valley

Heinz Riederer
iNG innovation. Nachhaltigkeit. Gesundheit

Maike Röttger
Association Development and Humanitarian Aid

Mathias Scheller
Albertinen-Diakoniewerk

Hans J. Schellnhuber
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Georg Schütte
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Günter Stock
European Federation of Academics of Sciences and Humanities

Heiko Warnken
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Lothar Wieler
Robert Koch Institute