Board members

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Chair: Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers (31 December 2015)
 

Vice chair: Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director-General, WHO (31 December 2016)
 

 

Representation  

Board member  

Alternate  

Board Term Ending  

1  

Independent individual
 

Dagfinn Høybråten  

N/A

31 December 2015

2  

Independent individual

Wayne Berson  

N/A

31 December 2015

3  

Independent individual

Gunilla Carlsson  

N/A

31 December 2017

4  

Independent individualHer Royal Highness the Infanta Cristina of Spain
 
N/A30 June 2016
 

5  

Independent individualYifei Li
 
N/A30 June 2018
 

6  

Independent individual

William Roedy 

N/A

31 July 2018

7  

Independent individual

Richard Sezibera
 

N/A

31 December 2015
 

8  

Independent individual

David Sidwell  

N/A

31 December 2017

9  

Independent individual

Stephen Zinser  

N/A

30 June 2017

10
 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Orin Levine  

Violaine Mitchell  

Until successor appointed by Board

11
 

World Bank

Tim Evans  

Rama Lakshminarayanan 

Until successor appointed by Board

12
 

UNICEF

Geeta Rao Gupta  

Shanelle Hall
 

Until successor appointed by Board

13  

World Health Organization

Flavia Bustreo  

Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele  

31 December 2016 (Vice Chair seat)
Until successor appointed by Board

14  

Developing countries: Anglophone Africa

Seif Seleman Rashid  

Kesetebirhane Admasu  

31 December 2017

15  

Developing countries: Asia

Khaga Raj Adhikari  

Eksavang Vongvichit  

31 December 2017

16  

Developing countries: Middle East

Bahar Idriss Abu Garda  

Muhammad Ayub Sheikh  

31 December 2017

17  

Developing countries: Latin America and Eastern Europe

Andrei Usatii  

Bheri Ramsaran  

31 December 2015

18  

Developing countries: Francophone Africa

Awa Marie Coll-Seck  

Dorothée Kinde Gazard  

31 December 2015

19  

France/Luxembourg/

EC/Germany

Mariam Diallo  

Marcus Koll  

31 December 2015

20
 

Italy/Spain

Angela Santoni
 

Javier Hernández Peña  

31 December 2015

21  

Denmark/Netherlands/Norway/Sweden

Beate Stirø  

Wieneke Vullings
 

31 December 2016

22  

Ireland/Canada/UK

Donal Brown  

Jo-Ann Purcell 

1 July 2016

23  

Australia/Japan/Korea/USA

Katherine Taylor  

Blair Exell 

30 June 2017

24
 

Vaccine industry - Industrialised

Olivier Charmeil
 

Laura Laughlin  

31 July 2017

25  

Vaccine industry - Developing

Adar Poonawalla  

Juliman Fuad  

30 June 2017

26  

CSOs

Naveen Thacker  

Clarisse Loe Loumou 

30 June 2017

27  

Research & technical health institute

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta  

Samba O. Sow  

31 December 2015

28  

Gavi CEO

Seth Berkley  

N/A

Until successor appointed

70%

One woman dies from cervical cancer every two minutes - or 266,000 a year- over 85% in the developing world. 70% of cervical cancer cases can be prevented with HPV vaccine.

WHO

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