Executive Board


The IANPHI Executive Board provides policy oversight to respected leaders of national public health institutes from around the world. The 14-member board includes the president, the vice president, the immediate past president and the directors of 11 member institutes.

André van der Zande

President

Former Director General

National Institute for Public Health & the Environment (RIVM)

andre van der zande

Mauricio Hernández-Avila

Immediate Past President

Former Director

National Institute of Public Health

Mauricio Hernández-Avila

Abdullah Algwizani

Chief Executive Officer

Saudi Arabia Centers for Disease Control

Abdullah Algwizani

Tsogtbaatar Byambaa

Director

Mongolia National Center for Public Health

Tsogtbaatar Byambaa

George Fu Gao

Chief Executive Officer

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

George Fu Gao

Akhmetov Valikhan Isaevich

Director

National Centre for Public Healthcare

Akhmetov Valikhan Isaevich

Martha Lucia Ospina

Director

Colombia National Institute of Health

Martha Lucia Ospina

Mohamed Rhajaoui

Director

Morocco National Institute of Hygiene

Mohamed Rhajaoui

Duncan Selbie

Chief Executive

Public Health England

Duncan Selbie

Camilla Stoltenberg

Director General

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Camilla Stoltenberg

Lothar H. Wieler

President

Robert Koch Institute

Lothar H. Wieler

Igbal Abukarig
Public Health Institute, Sudan 
Director

Paulo Buss 
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/FIOCRUZ 
Brazil
Former President

Reinhard Burger
Robert Koch Institute, Germany
President

David Butler-Jones 
Public Health Agency, Canada
Director

Cesar Cabezas
National Institute of Health, Peru
Director

L.S. Chauhan
National Centre for Disease Control, India
Director

Rajae El Aouad 
National Institute of Hygiene, Morocco 
Former Director

Naima El Mdaghri 
Institut Pasteur du Maroc
Director General  

Mohammed Hassar 
Institute Pasteur du Maroc 
Former Director

Mauricio Hernández-Avila
IANPHI Immediate Past President 
National Institute of Public Health, Mexico former Director

Oni Idigbe 
Former Director General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research 
Director of Research

Ilesh Jani
National Institute of Health, Mozambique
Director General

Amha Kebede 
Ethiopian Public Health Institute
Director

Jeffrey P. Koplan 
Senior Advisor, IANPHI 
Vice President for Global Health, Emory University

Justin McCracken 
Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom 
Former Chief Executive

Tsehaynesh Messele 
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute 
Former Director General

Pekka Puska
Former IANPHI President 
Former Director General, National 
Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

Mahmudur Rahman 
Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, Bangladesh
Director

Amabelia Rodrigues 
National Institute of Public Health, Guinea Bissau 
Former President

Mario Henry Rodriguez 
National Institute of Public Health, Mexico 
Former General Director

Pathom Sawanpanyalert 
National Institute of Health 
Former Director General

Barry Schoub 
National Institute of Communicable Diseases, South Africa 
Former Executive Director

Marc Sprenger 
Director, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control 
Netherlands

Geir Stene-Larsen 
Norwegian Institute of Public Health 
Director General

Gregory Taylor 
Public Health Agency of Canada 
Chief Public Health Officer

Jaroslav Volf 
Former Director, National Institute of Public Health 
Czech Republic

Yu Wang
Centers for Disease Control, China
Director-General

Jane Wilde 
Institute of Public Health in Ireland 
Former Chief Executive