Archive | Speakers

Pascal Lamy

Pascal Lamy Director-General of the WTO from September 2005 to August 2013 Mr. Lamy holds degrees from the Paris based Ecole des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC), from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) and from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He began his career in the French civil service at the Inspection Générale des finances and […]

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Mira Shiva

Dr Mira Shiva Chairperson, Health Action International Asia -Pacific Founder, People’s Health Movement Born to a Gandhian mother and a forest conservator father, a qualified doctor herself, Dr Mira Shiva chose to live the life of an activist. Single by choice in a man’s world, Shiva has not just left her mark but has successfully […]

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Recep Akdag

Recep Akdag Minister of Health of Turkey 2002 – 2013 Recep Akdag was born in Erzurum, Turkey in 1960. As a pediatrician, he has been holding a professor title from the Ataturk University School of Medicine since 1999. During his career as a medical specialist and academician, he had been involved in a number of […]

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Bart Peterson

Bart Peterson Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications at Ely Lilly Bart Peterson joined Eli Lilly and Company in June 2009 as senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications. He is a member of the company’s executive committee. Peterson received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 1980 and earned his law degree […]

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Irene Akua Agyepong

Irene Akua Agyepong MBChB, DRPH, Regional Director of Health Services (Ghana Health Service), part-time Lecturer (University of Ghana) Irene has over 15 years experience in public health practice, research and teaching.  She was a professor in the University of Utrecht as holder of the Prince Claus Chair in equity and development from 2008 to 2010.  […]

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Peter Maurer

Peter Maurer President of the ICRC Peter Maurer was born in Thun, Switzerland, in 1956. He studied history and international law in Bern, where he was awarded a doctorate. In 1987 he entered the Swiss diplomatic service, where he held various positions in Bern and Pretoria before being transferred to New York in 1996 as […]

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Dr Rifat Atun

Dr Rifat Atun is Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, where he is the Director of Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard University’s School of Public Health. In 2006-13, Dr Atun was Professor of International Health Management and Head of the Health Management Group at Imperial College London. He is an Honorary Professor […]

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