Global Health Centre
20 April 2021

Global Health Centre International Advisory Board

In April 2021, the Global Health Centre welcomed its International Advisory Board chaired by Professor Ilona Kickbusch, founder of the Global Health Centre. The International Advisory Board brings together a diverse group of experts from academia, government, international organisations and civil society.  The International Advisory Board supports the mission of the Centre by providing external guidance and strategic advice.


International Advisory Board Members


IAB Members



  • Ilona Kickbusch, Founder and Chair of the IAB, Global Health Centre
  • Allan Maleche, Executive Director, Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS
  • Colin McIff, Deputy Director, Office of Global Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Emanuele Capobianco, Director of Health and Care, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Esperanza Martinez, Head of Covid-19 Crisis Management, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Gagandeep Kang, Physician Scientist in the Field of Vaccines and Public Health
  • Kelley Lee, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
  • Malebona Precious Matsoso, Director of the Health Regulatory Science Platform, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Marine Buissonnière, Independent Researcher and Global Health Advisor
  • Michel Kazatchkine, Member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy
  • Outi Kuivasniemi, Director for International Affairs, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
  • Pradeep Kakkattil, Director of the Office of Innovation, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
  • Rohinton Medhora, President, Centre for International Governance Innovation
  • Thomas Zeltner, Founder and Chairman, WHO Foundation


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