Speakers 2022

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Olaf Scholz

Federal Chancellor
Germany
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foto: Francois Braun

François Braun

Minister of Solidarity and Health
France
Photo: Jane Ruth Aceng

Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero

Minister of Health
Uganda
Photo: Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank
Ivory Coast

Helia Águeda Molina Milman

Former Minister of Public Health
Chile
Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari

Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari

Minister of Public Health
Qatar
Ahmed Al-Mandhari

Ahmed Al-Mandhari

Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, World Health Organization (WHO)
Photo: Ayoade Alakija

Ayoade Alakija

Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-Accelerator), World Health Organization (WHO)
Inger Ashing

Inger Ashing

CEO, Save the Children International
United Kingdom
Foto: Ricardo Baptista Leite

Ricardo Baptista Leite

Founder and President, UNITE
United States of America
Foto: Silvia Bender

Silvia Bender

State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Germany
Foto: Christoph Benn

Christoph Benn

President, Transform Health
Switzerland
Foto: Seth Berkley

Seth Berkley

CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
Switzerland
Mukul Bhola

Mukul Bhola

CEO, The Defeat-NCD Partnership
Switzerland
Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

Ambassador for Global Health Financing, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foto: Christos Christou

Christos Christou

International President, Doctors Without Borders
Switzerland
Photo: Christian Otu Onyebuchi Chukwu

Christian Otu Onyebuchi Chukwu

Former Minister of Health
Nigeria
Helen Clark

Helen Clark

Chair of the Board, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), Switzerland & Former Prime Minister, New Zealand
Ronald Mourad Cohen

Ronald Mourad Cohen

Chairman, The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures
United Kingdom
Awa Coll-Seck

Awa Marie Coll-Seck

Minister of State to the President of the Republic of Senegal
Senegal
Francesca Colombo

Francesca Colombo

Head of Health Division, Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD)
France
Gabriela Cuevas Barron

Gabriela Cuevas Barrón

Co-Chair of the Steering Committee, UHC2030
Switzerland
Photo: Alan Dangour

Alan Dangour

Director of Climate and Health, Wellcome Trust
United Kingdom
Foto: Austin Demby

Austin Demby

Minister of Health and Sanitation
Sierra Leone
Roopa Dhatt

Roopa Dhatt

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Women in Global Health (WGH)
United States of America
Foto: Lucica Ditiu

Lucica Ditiu

Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership
Switzerland
Foto: Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba

Former Soccer Player, Goodwill Ambassador for Sport and Health, World Health Organization (WHO)
Côte d’Ivoire
Christopher Elias

Christopher Elias

President, Global Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
United States of America
Foto: Maria Endang Sumiwi

Maria Endang Sumiwi

Director General of Public Health at the Ministry of Health
Indonesia
Foto: María Fernanda Espinosa

María Fernanda Espinosa

Former President, United Nations General Assembly
Foto: Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar

Director, Wellcome Trust
United Kingdom
Foto: Jochen Flasbarth

Jochen Flasbarth

State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Germany
Foto: Niesha Foster

Niesha Foster

Vice President, Product Access, Global Health & Social Impact, Pfizer Inc.
United States of America
Photo: Sandra Gallina

Sandra Gallina

Director-General, Health and Food Safety, European Commission
Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
USA
Foto: Monica Geingos

Monica Geingos

First Lady
Namibia
Foto: Hossein Ghanaati

Hossein Ghanaati

Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)
Iran
Photo: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Former President
Croatia
Teresa Graham

Teresa Graham

Head of Global Product Strategy, Roche Pharmaceuticals
Switzerland
Photo: Garth Graham

Garth Graham

Director and Global Head, Healthcare and Public Health, YouTube
United States of America
António Guterres

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations
Photo: Sue Henshall

Sue Henshall

CEO, City Cancer Challenge Foundation
Switzerland
Eckart von Hirschhausen

Eckart von Hirschhausen

Physician, Science Journalist and Founder, Healthy Planet - Healthy People Foundation
Germany
Photo: Chikwe Ihekweazu

Chikwe Ihekweazu

Assistant Director General of Health Emergency Intelligence and Surveillance Systems, World Health Organization (WHO)
Mladen Ivanić

Mladen Ivanić

Former President
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jayasree Iyer

Jayasree K. Iyer

CEO, Access to Medicine Foundation
Netherlands
Zsuzsanna Jakab

Zsuzsanna Jakab

Deputy Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)
Wilhelmina S. Jallah

Wilhemina S. Jallah

Minister of Health
Liberia
Photo: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Former President, Liberia & Co-Chair, Advisory Board of ‘Our Common Agenda’, United Nations
Foto: Kersti Kaljulaid

Kersti Kaljulaid

Former President
Estonia
Foto: Shobana Kamineni

Shobana Kamineni

Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited
India
Natalia Kanem

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Katsunobu Katō

Katsunobu Katō

Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
Japan
Foto: Poonam Kehtrapal Singh

Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Regional Director for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foto: Ilona Kickbusch

Ilona Kickbusch

International Advisory Board Chair, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute Geneva
Switzerland
Foto: Bärbel Kofler

Bärbel Kofler

Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Germany
Photo: Marion Koopmans

Marion Koopmans

Head, Department of Viroscience, Erasmus MC
Netherlands
Photo: Heyo Kroemer

Heyo Kroemer

CEO, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany
Foto: Kaylyn Kyle

Kaylyn Kyle

Former Soccer Player
Canada
Stella Kyriakides

Stella Kyriakides

Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
Foto: Zlatko Lagumdzija

Zlatko Lagumdzija

Former Prime Minister
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Photo: Marco Lambertini

Marco Lambertini

Director General, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International
Switzerland
Foto: Karl Lauterbach

Karl Lauterbach

Federal Minister of Health, Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)
Germany
Photo: Steffi Lemke

Steffi Lemke

Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)
Germany
Foto: Anne Lévy

Anne Lévy

Director, Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)
Switzerland
Foto: Tobias Lindner

Tobias Lindner

Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office (AA), Germany
Germany
Foto: Tzipi Livni

Tzipi Livni

Former Vice Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs
Israel
Foto: Stephen Lucas

Stephen Lucas

Deputy Minister of Health
Canada
Foto: Mansukh Mandaviya

Mansukh Mandaviya

Minister of Health and Family Welfare & Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
India
Foto: Wanda Markotter

Wanda Markotter

Director, Centre for Viral Zoonoses, University of Pretoria
South Africa
Bernd Montag

Bernd Montag

CEO, Siemens Healthineers AG
Germany

Ali Mrabet

Minister of Health
Tunisia
Foto: Helga Mutasingwa

Helga Mutasingwa

Medical Doctor & Youth Representative, Global Youth Mobilization
Tanzania
Photo: Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain

Director-General, Centre for Science and Environment
India
Director Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

John Nkengasong

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy
United States of America
Ole Petter Ottersen

Ole Petter Ottersen

President, Karolinska Institutet
Sweden
Ahmed Ogwell Ouma

Ahmed Ogwell Ouma

Acting Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Ethiopia
Foto: Loyce Pace

Loyce Pace

Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
United States of America
Foto: George Papandreou

George Papandreou

Former Prime Minister
Greece
Photo: Luis Pizarro

Luis Pizarro

Incoming Executive Director, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi)
Switzerland
Axel Radlach Pries

Axel Radlach Pries

World Health Summit President & Dean, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany
Foto: Amy Purdy

Amy Purdy

3x Paralympic Medalist; Co-Founder of Adaptive Action Sports
Abdul Qadir Patel

Abdul Qadir Patel

Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Pakistan
Foto: Bill Rodriguez

Bill Rodriguez

CEO, FIND
Switzerland
Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell

Executive Director, UNICEF
Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan

Executive Director, Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foto: Macky Sall

Macky Sall

President, Senegal & Chairperson, African Union
Photo: Nanjira Sambuli

Nanjira Sambuli

President and Co-Chair, Transform Health
Switzerland
Foto: Peter Sands

Peter Sands

Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Switzerland
Svenja Schulze

Svenja Schulze

Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Germany
Foto: Stephanie Seydoux

Stéphanie Seydoux

Ambassador for Global Health, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE)
France
Tobias Silberzahn

Tobias Silberzahn

Lead, McKinsey's Global HealthTech Network
United States of America
Photo: Dennis J. Snower

Dennis J. Snower

Founder and President, Global Solutions Initiative Foundation
Germany
Foto: Mel Spigelman

Mel Spigelman

President and CEO, TB Alliance
United States of America
Bettina Stark-Watzinger

Bettina Stark-Watzinger

Federal Minister of Education and Research, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Germany
Foto: Thomas Steffen

Thomas Steffen

State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)
Germany
Photo: Mark Suzman

Mark Suzman

CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States of America
Photo: Soumya Swaminathan

Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)
Foto: Boris Tadić

Boris Tadić

Former President
Serbia
Photo: Ma Thida

Ma Thida

Human Rights Activist, Surgeon, Writer
Myanmar
Foto: Manvi Tiwari

Manvi Tiwari

Mental Health Activist and Country Executive of India, Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN)
India
Foto: Ekaterine Tkeshelashvili

Ekaterine Tkeshelashvili

Former Deputy Prime Minister & Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Georgia
Photo: Ico Toth

Icó Tóth

President, Mallow Flower Foundation
Hungary
Photo: Juan Pablo Uribe

Juan Pablo Uribe

Global Director for Health, Nutrition & Population and the Global Financing Facility, The World Bank
United States of America
Photo: Carla Vizzotti

Carla Vizzotti

Minister of Health
Argentina
Foto: Rochelle P. Walensky

Rochelle P. Walensky

Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
United States of America
Ifereimi Waqainabete

Ifereimi Waqainabete

Minister for Health and Medical Services
Fiji
Photo: Ong Ye Kung

Ong Ye Kung

Minister for Health
Singapore
Photo: Kateryna Yushchenko

Kateryna Yushchenko

Former First Lady
Ukraine
Foto: Valdis Zatlers

Valdis Zatlers

Former President
Latvia