Mireille Gomes

Head of Digital Global Health, Global Health Institute


Mireille is responsible to build our Global Health digital strategy with internal and external centers of excellence to increase our impact of existing and new projects in endemic countries.

Before joining Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Mireille worked with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, where she led the coordination of Global Health institutions, country and academic stakeholders to develop research strategies to address evidence gaps in infectious diseases and vaccine-investments in 73 low- and middle-income countries. At Gavi she also managed shared value public-private partnerships to scale-up digital health solutions to address health systems’ challenges and improve vaccine delivery.
Prior to Gavi, Mireille worked in various countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America to develop, implement and lead digital health solutions across diverse diseases and sub-populations.

Mireille holds a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Computational Epidemiology from the University of Toronto, a PhD in Bioinformatics from Oxford University, and an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Computing from Queen’s University.