Head of the Global Health Institute


Jutta is leading the Global Health Institute, based in Switzerland, as part of the Global Health organization at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
She drives the vision and strategy of the institute and engages with key stakeholders within the Global Health Community. She serves as chair and scientific advisor at various boards.

Since January 2008, Jutta has been working in Italy and in Switzerland with responsibilities on the implementation of key strategic initiatives in the healthcare sector; she led the internal IMI (Innovative Medicine Initiatives) office and activities (European public-private partnerships); she co-chaired the Bioethics Advisory Panel and initiated the global health portfolio for our company, leading to the creation of the Global Health Institute in 2017.

Jutta studied Biology in Mainz and Tübingen and received her PhD at the Max-Planck Institute in Tübingen. After her postdoctoral training, she joined biopharmaceutical industries in various assignments with increasing responsibilities.