The Team

Team of experts at the Global Health Institute.

Jutta Reinhard-Rupp

Head of the Global Health Institute

Béatrice Greco

Head of R&D and Access

Rana Afshar

Global Health Project Manager

Baridueh Badon

Global Health Project Manager

Benjamin Dälken

Global Program Head

Pierre Dome

Global Health Project Manager

Mireille Gomes

Head of Digital Global Health

Jessica Juillard

Operation Coordination

Sophie Magro-Erdös

Senior Administrative Assistant

James Mulry

Head of Global Health Diagnostics

Claude Oeuvray

Head of Global Health Development Program

Thomas Spangenberg

Head of Global Health Open Innovation & Drug Discovery

Claudia Cecalupo

Senior Consultant IKU Consulting (external)

Claudia Demarta-Gatsi

Global Health Research Scientist (external)

Delalih Manteau

Global Health Project Manager (external)

The Governance

The Global Health Institute is governed by the Global Health Steering Committee that supervises and approves strategy and overall annual investments.

Strategy execution is instead steered by the Leadership Team of the Institute.

The Institute is also advised through Advisory Panels formed by high-caliber external experts and best of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, who, on demand, provide:

  • strategic unbiased input on strategy, innovations and financial & business mechanisms (Independent Advisory Panel);
  • scientific and technical recommendations into specific pipeline projects (Expert Advisory Panel)