Ann Aerts

Head, Novartis Foundation

As Head of the Novartis Foundation, Dr Ann Aerts has played a key role in devising policy recommendations and exploring innovative solutions to public health problems. Prior to joining Novartis, Dr Aerts served as Director of the Lung and Tuberculosis Association in Belgium, and as Head of the Health Services Department of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. Dr Aerts holds a Degree in Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Leuven, and a Degree in Tropical Medicine from the Institute of Tropical Medicine.