Board of Trustees
An external candidate, Aurélia Nguyen has been Managing Director, Vaccines and Sustainability at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance since 2011. She was also Director of Policy and Market Shaping from 2011 to 2018. Previously, she worked as Director, Global Vaccine Policy (Biologicals) at GlaxoSmithKline from 2006 to 2011. She is currently on the Steering Committee for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative; Chair of the Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccine Development at the World Bank; and is Chair of the Procurement and Stockpiling Working Group at the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.
Amongst the skills required for the Board of Trustees, Aurélia can point to knowledge of risk management; marketing; and fundraising and resource mobilization. She is from Europe, currently located in Switzerland. She also has lived in Europe and the USA, with 20 years cumulative experience of managing programmes in developing countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.