Meet the Co-Chairs and Commissioners

Co-Chair

Dr Anurag Agrawal

Director, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India

Co-Chair

Professor Ilona Kickbusch

Chair of the International Advisory Board, Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland

Commissioner

Dr Micheal Adelhardt

Head of Competence Centre Health and Social Protection, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Commissioner

Professor Ran Balicer

Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute; Chief Innovation Officer, Clalit Health Services, Israel

Commissioner

Professor Olivia Banner

Associate Professor, Critical Media Studies and Networked Cultures, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

 

Commissioner

Dr Emanuele Capobianco

Director of Programming, WHO Foundation, Switzerland

Commissioner

Christopher Fabian

Co-Founder, co-Lead: Giga (a UNICEF-ITU Partnership), United States

Commissioner

Ambassador Amandeep Gill

United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Technology, Switzerland

Commissioner

Professor Deborah Lupton

SHARP Professor, Vitalities Lab, Centre for Social Research in Health, Social Policy Research Centre, Australian Research Council for Automated Decision-Making and Society, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia

Commissioner

Dr Rohinton Medhora

President, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada

Commissioner

Njide Ndili

Country Director, PharmAccess Foundation, Nigeria

Commissioner

Dr Andrzej Ryś

Director responsible for Health Systems, Medical Products and Innovation at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE), European Commission

Commissioner

Nanjira Sambuli

Researcher, policy analyst, and advocacy strategist, Kenya

Commissioner

Dykki Settle

Chief Digital Officer, PATH & Director, PATH Center of Digital and Data Excellence, United States

Commissioner

Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist, WHO, Switzerland

Commissioner

Dr Jeanette Vega Morales

Senior Adviser to the Director, Chilean National Research and Development Agency, Chile

Commissioner

Professor Miranda Wolpert

Head of Mental Health Challenge Area, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Commissioner

Andrew Wyckoff

Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, France

Commissioner

Dr Lan Xue

Professor and Dean, The Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, China