Board members

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Chair: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 

Vice chair: Flavia Bustreo 

 

Representation  

Board member  

Alternate  

Board Term Ending  

1  

Independent individual / Chair

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  

N/A

31 December 2017 (Chair seat)
31 December 2018

2 

Independent individual

Gunilla Carlsson  

N/A

31 December 2017

3 

Independent individualH.R.H. the Infanta Cristina of Spain N/A30 June 2016
 

4 

Independent individual

Yifei Li
 

N/A

30 June 2018

5 

Independent individual

Sania Nishtar 

N/A

31 December 2018

6 

Independent individual

William Roedy  

N/A

31 July 2018

7 

Independent individual

Richard Sezibera
 

N/A

31 December 2018
 

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 /
Vice Chair

Flavia Bustreo  

Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele  

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

14  

Developing countries -
Tanzania & Ethiopia

Seif Seleman Rashid  

Kesete Birhane Admasu  

31 December 2017

15  

Developing countries -
Nepal & Lao PDR

Khaga Raj Adhikari  

Eksavang Vongvichit  

31 December 2017

16  

Developing countries -
Sudan & Pakistan

Bahar Idriss Abu Garda  

Muhammad Ayub Sheikh  

31 December 2017

17  

Developing countries -
Honduras & Armenia

Edna Yolani Batres  

Sergey Khachatryan  

31 December 2018

18  

Developing countries -
Côte d’Ivoire & Democratic
Republic of Congo

Raymonde Goudou Coffie  

Félix Kabange 

31 December 2018

19  

France/ Lux/ EC/ Germany

Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven  

Jan Paehler  

31 December 2016

20 

Italy/ Spain

Angela Santoni
 

Javier Hernández Peña  

31 December 2016

21  

Denmark/ Netherlands/ Norway/ Sweden

Eivind S. Homme  

Wieneke Vullings
 

31 December 2016

22  

UK/ Canada/ Ireland

Donal Brown  

Jo-Ann Purcell  

1 July 2016

23 

Australia/ Japan/ Korea (Rep. of)
/ 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

Samba O. Sow  

Bradford Gessner  

31 December 2017

28 

Gavi CEO

Seth Berkley  

N/A

Until successor appointed

19 million

Nearly 19 million infants remain under-immunised with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in the world each year. One in five of all children in Gavi-supported countries miss out on this basic package of vaccines.

WHO/UNICEF 2015

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