Greg Widmyer

Senior Advisor, Global Development Division

Greg Widmyer is Senior Advisor in the Global Development Division of the foundation currently focusing on its Gavi partnership, its effectiveness and overseeing the PST’s interventions around HPV and cervical cancer preventions. He previously led teams whose work focused on the accelerated introduction of products and system innovations that reduce maternal and childhood mortality. Mr Widmyer also led the foundation’s efforts to deliver therapeutics, diagnostics and oxygen as part of its Covid-19 response. He has served as Director of the foundation’s Integrated Delivery program team, where he led efforts to strengthen primary health care systems and accelerate the integration and scaling up of products and interventions within those systems. For six years previously, he was deputy director of the Vaccine Delivery program, where he led a team that steered many of the day-to-day aspects of the foundation’s partnership with Gavi, in addition to focusing on vaccine introduction, market shaping, supply chain and financing.

Before joining the foundation in 2010, Mr Widmyer was vice president and general manager of Monogram Biosciences, where he led the company’s commercial and operational aspects. He established the company’s European operations and led its largest pharmaceutical partnership as well as the first global launch of a diagnostic/therapeutic combination.

Mr Widmyer has also worked for Population Services International as country director for programs in Cameroon, Rwanda and Myanmar focusing on social marketing work in areas of HIV, maternal and child health, and nutrition. He also worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo.

Last updated: 21 Mar 2023

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