LEADERSHIP

Presidents 2020

Charles Ibingira, Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, UgandaCharles IbingiraInternational President 2020 Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Detlev GantenDetlev Ganten Founding President World Health Summit, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Former Presidents

Ali Jafarian2019Ali Jafarian Former Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
João Gabriel Silva, Rector, University of Coimbra, Portugal2018João Gabriel Silva Former Rector, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Fernando Regateiro, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Coimbra University Hospitals, Portugal2018Fernando Regateiro Chairman of the Board of Directors, Coimbra University Hospitals, Portugal
Hélène Boisjoly, Dean, University of Montreal, Canada2017Hélène Boisjoly Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
Antoine Flahault2016Antoine Flahault Director, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Switzerland
 Shunichi Fukuhara, Former Dean, School of Public Health, Kyoto University2015Shunichi Fukuhara Former Dean, School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Japan
José Otávio Auler, Dean, University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine2014José Otávio Costa Auler Jr. Former Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Portrait of John Wong2013John Eu-Li Wong Chief Executive, National University Health System, Singapore
Michael J. Klag, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health2012Michael J. Klag Former Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Foto: Steve Wesselingh2011Steve Wesselingh Dean, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Stephen K. Smith2010Stephen K. Smith Pro Rector Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Axel Kahn2009Axel Kahn Dean, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France

Scientific Committee

Co-Chairs

  • Stefan Kaufmann Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany
  • Fernando Regateiro Chairman of the Board of Directors, Coimbra University Hospitals, Portugal Fernando Regateiro Chairman of the Board of Directors, Coimbra University Hospital Center, Portugal

  • Till Bärnighausen, Director, Heidelberg Institute of Public Health, Germany Till Bärnighausen Director, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Germany
  • Elizabeth Blackburn, Nobel Prize laureate / President Emerita, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA Elizabeth Blackburn Nobel Prize laureate (2009) / President Emerita, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  • Ben Canny Ben Canny Former Head, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Thomas B. Cueni, Director General, IFPMA, Switzerland Thomas B. Cueni Director General, IFPMA, Switzerland
  • Christian Drosten Christian Drosten Director, Institute of Virology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Tarcísio Eloy Pessoa de Barros Filho Tarcísio Eloy Pessoa de Barros Filho Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Detlev Ganten, WHS President Detlev Ganten President, World Health Summit, Germany
  • Eugenio Gaudio, Rector, Sapienza University, Italy Eugenio Gaudio Rector, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Charles Ibingira, Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda Charles Ibingira Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
  • Ali Jafarian, Former Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran Ali Jafarian Former Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Michael J. Klag, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Michael J. Klag Former Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
  • B.M. Kurth,  (c) Robert Koch Institute / Dugnus Bärbel-Maria Kurth Director, Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Robert Koch Institute, Germany
  • Thomas Mettenleiter, President, Institute of Molecular Virology and Cell Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany Thomas Mettenleiter President, Institute of Molecular Virology and Cell Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
  • Axel Radlach Pries, Dean, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Axel Radlach Pries Dean, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Maike Sander, Director, Pediatric Diabetes Research Center, UC San Diego, USA Maike Sander Director, Pediatric Diabetes Research Center, UC San Diego, USA
  • Professor Dr. Günter Stock, Präsident der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Günter Stock President, ALLEA - All European Academies, Germany

Ambassadors

  • Edelgard Bulmahn, Former Federal Minister of Education and Research, Germany Edelgard Bulmahn Former Federal Minister of Education and Research, Germany
  • Manfred Dietel, Director, Institute of Pathology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany Manfred Dietel Former Director, Institute of Pathology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Eckart von Hirschhausen Physician, TV Host, Comedian, Germany
  • Michael Rabbow, E&P Focus Africa Consulting, Senior Advisor, 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, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany Ansgar Tietmeyer Former Head of Public Affairs, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany
  • Charles Yankah Charles Yankah Chairman, Afrika Kulturinstitut e.V., Berlin, Germany

Council

Co-Chairs

  • Ilona Kickbusch International Advisory Board Chair, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland
  • Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Switzerland Elhadj As Sy Chair, Kofi Annan Foundation, Switzerland

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
Director Global Health Diplomacy, The Joep Lange Institute 

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 Health Alliance

Jörg Hacker
German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (until 2020)

Shannon Hader
UNAIDS

Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Alexander Hewer
Klinikum Stuttgart

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
French Institute of Health and Medical Research Inserm (until 2018)

Marion Lieser
Oxfam Germany

Klaus Lindpaintner
InterVenn Biosciences

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

Matthias Scheller
Albertinen-Diakoniewerk

Hans J. Schellnhuber
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (until 2018)

Günter Stock
ALLEA - All European Academies

Veronika von Messling
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Lothar Wieler
Robert Koch Institute