Governing bodies

Board of Trustees

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee (SC) plays an important role as both leader and decision-maker, and should ensure that it is well-informed in its decisions through effective planning, monitoring and review of the organization and its activities. The SC is composed by the General Director (SC Chair), Scientific Director (SC vice-Chair), General Manager, Deputy Manager, Policy and Global Development Director, Training and Education Director, Innovation Director, Directors of Initiatives and Directors of Programs (up to 6) and three ad hoc members.

Advisory bodies

Academic Commitee

External Advisory Committee (EAC)

  • David A. Savitz

    Co-chair Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, Interim Chair of Epidemiology, Center Director of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Professor of Epidemiology, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Professor of Paediatrics, Brown University, Providence, USA
  • Marcel Tanner

    Co-chair Director Emeritus at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, President of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, Switzerland.
  • Zeno Bisoffi

    Director of the Centre for Tropical Diseases at the Sacro Cuore Hospital of Negrar, Associate Professor at the Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, University of Verona, Italy.
  • Chetan Chitnis

    Head of the Malaria Parasite Biology and Vaccines Unit, Institut Pasteur, France.
  • Simon Croft

    Professor of Parasitology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK.
  • Brenda Eskenazi

    Director of the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health and Professor of Public Health at UC Berkeley, USA; Jennifer and Brian Maxwell Endowed Chair in Public Health.
  • Eeva Furman

    Director Environmental Policy Centre of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Finland. Directora del Centro de Política Ambiental del Instituto Finlandés de Medio Ambiente (SYKE), Finlandia.
  • Montserrat Garcia-Closas

    Deputy Director and Acting Chief, Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
  • André Kengne

    Director Non-Communicable Diseases Unit, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa. Director de la Unidad de Enfermedades No Transmisibles, Consejo de Investigaciones Médicas de Sudáfrica, Sudáfrica.
  • Ilona Kickbusch

    Founding Director Global Health Centre and Chair of the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies Geneva, Switzerland. Directora Fundadora del Centro de Salud Global, y Presidenta del Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Ginebra, Suiza.
  • Francine Ntoumi

    Director Fondation Congolaise Pour la Recherche Medical, Republic of the Congo & Research Group leader University of Tübingen, Germany.
  • Mercedes Pascual

    Professor of Ecology and Evolution, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago, USA.
  • Neil Pearce

    Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSTMH), London, UK.
  • Annette Peters

    Director of the Institute of Epidemiology at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center of Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany.
  • David Richardson

    Associate Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, USA.
  • Alfonso Valencia

    Life Sciences Department Director, Computational Biology Life Sciences Group, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain.
  • Constance Schultsz

    Miembro de la Junta Ejecutiva, AIGHD; Profesor de Salud Global y Subdirector del Departamento de Salud Global; Microbiólogo clínico, Departamento de Microbiología Médica. Universidad de Amsterdam, Holanda.

International Global Health Partnership Board

The International Global Health Partnership Board helps ISGlobal´s Board to shape its mission and achieve its objectives. The Committee is composed of renowned experts in the fields in which ISGlobal works and representatives of the leading institutions.