Speakers and Panelists

KEYNOTES:

FIFA President
Secretary General of the
Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC)
Multiple Olympic, World & European
Champion athlete
Founder & CEO
Flagship Pioneering
Chief Medical Officer
BioNTech
President
The United Republic of Tanzania
Chief Executive Officer
BioNTech

Speakers and Panelists include:

Minister of Public Health, Qatar &
Managing Director, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
First Lady of the Republic of Rwanda &
Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation
First Lady
Republic of Sierra Leone
Regional Director for EMRO
WHO
Founder
Intisar Foundation
Director-General
International Labour Organization
Director, Centre for Metabolism & Inflammation, Division of Medicine, UCL, UK 
& Director General, Naufar Wellness and Recovery Centre, Qatar
Chairman
Qatar Cancer Society
CEO & Founder
Openwater
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Queen Mary University of London
& Vice Principal for Health, Queen Mary’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation
and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia
Past President, UICC
Patron, SIOP
Honorary President, EORTC
Executive Director
The Global Fund
Director of Public Health
Ministry of Public Health, Qatar
Chairperson
National Human Rights Committee
Permanent Representative of the
State of Qatar to the United Nations
Medical Director of Sustainability
Yale New Haven Health
Director, Usher Institute
University of Edinburgh
Vice-President
World Federation of the Deaf
Associate Prof., ICT
College of Science and Engineering
HBKU, Qatar
Permanent Observer of
The League of Arab States to the
United Nations
Editor in Chief
The BMJ, UK
Technical Lead (Disability)
WHO
Director of the Health Workforce Dept.
WHO
COVID-19 Technical Lead
WHO
Executive Chairman
KENUP Foundation
Director General
International Vaccine Institute
Vice-Chair of the Board
The Global Fund
Senior Scholar
O’Neill Institute for National & Global
Health Law, Georgetown University
President
AP-HPI, France
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
HMC, Qatar
CEO
ADI
Founder & President
UNITE
CEO
CEPI
Associate member,
Health Services Research Unit
University of Oxford
Senior Diversity & Accessibility Manager
FIFA
Director of Research & Content
World Innovation Summit for Education
Deputy Director
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Research Manager
World Innovation Summit for Health
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Sidra Medicine
Executive Director of Impact & Legacy
Paris 2024
International Science & Policy Coordinator
Health Care Without Harm
CEO
International Council of Nurses
Global Advisor & Consultant, Elite Sport
Corinne Reid Consulting
Senior Advisor to the Director of Health
of the Aga Khan Development Network
and Climate and Environment Lead
Head of the Physical Activity Unit,
Dept. of Health Promotion
WHO
Chief Access Officer
FIND
Dean, College of Health Sciences
Qatar University
President, ESBB & Managing Director
for International Biobanking & Education,
Medical University of Graz
Unit Head,
Multisectoral Actions in Food Systems
WHO
Vice President
International Diabetes Federation
Director of Qatar Biobank
Qatar Foundation
Chief Planetary Health Scientist
Sunway Centre for Planetary Health
MPhil/PhD Candidate, Population Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
CEO
Centre for Sport and Human Rights
Advisor to Her Excellency
Minister of Public Health, Qatar
Member of the Board of Governors
Sidra Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Physician
Pediatric Blast Injuries Partnership
Head of ELSI Services & Research
BBMRI-ERIC
Associate Professor, College of
Science and Engineering
HBKU, Qatar
CEO
Consortium for Street Children
Inclusive Design Advisor
SC
Head of Conflict &
Humanitarian Policy & Advocacy
Save the Children
Head of Neurosurgery
Aman Hospital - Qatar
Professor of Virology
University Paris Descartes
President Elect ISBER
& Operations Director Wales Cancer Biobank
CEO, Legacy of War Foundation
Photographer, writer, chef & presenter
Executive Director
Earthna
UK Special Envoy on AMR
UK Government
Special Advisor on
International Disability Rights
U.S. Department of State
Said Professorship of Vaccinology
University of Oxford
Mental Health Clinical Counselor &
Founder, Whispers of Serenity
Executive Director
Doha International Family Institute
Regional Director for MENA
UNAIDS
Research Consultant
Street Child United &
Consortium for Street Children
Chief Scientist
WHO
Ambassador for Global Health
France
Chairman & Managing General
Partner, REDDS Capital
& Founder, UN-ITU AI for Good
Director,
Environment & Society Programme
Chatham House
Founder & President
Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA)
Chief Executive
Mental Health Innovations
Deputy Director,
Centre for Metabolism & Inflammation
UCL
President
The Pontifical Academy for Life
Chief Scientist
Terasaki Institute
Dean of the School of Public Health
University San Francisco de Quito
Head
Institut Pasteur Korea
Associate Director for
Research at CIRS
Georgetown University in Qatar
Head of Laboratory Services
& Biobanking
IARC/WHO

Moderators:

Broadcast Journalist
Correspondent
Doha Debates
Presenter
Al Jazeera Media Network
International Journalist & TV Presenter
Foreign Correspondent & TV Anchor
Hanan-Al-Kuwari
Minister of Public Health, Qatar &
Managing Director, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
Jeannette-Kagame
First Lady of the Republic of Rwanda &
Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation
Fatima-Maada2
First Lady
Republic of Sierra Leone
Ahmed-Al-Mandhari
Regional Director for EMRO
WHO
Intisar-AlSabah
Founder
Intisar Foundation
Guy-Ryder
Director-General
International Labour Organization
Mohammed-Al-Maadheed
Director, Centre for Metabolism & Inflammation, Division of Medicine, UCL, UK 
& Director General, Naufar Wellness and Recovery Centre, Qatar
Khalid-Bin-Jabor-Al-Thani
Chairman
Qatar Cancer Society
Mary-Lou-Jepsen
CEO & Founder
Openwater
Mark-Caulfield
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Queen Mary University of London
& Vice Principal for Health, Queen Mary’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Patricia-Scotland
Secretary-General of the Commonwealth

Mamadou Tangara
Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation
and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia
Dina-Mired
Past President, UICC
Patron, SIOP
Honorary President, EORTC
Peter-Sands
Executive Director
The Global Fund
Mohamed-Al-Thani
Director of Public Health
Ministry of Public Health, Qatar
Maryam-Bint-Abdullah-Al-Attiyah
Chairperson
National Human Rights Committee
Alya-Ahmed-bin-Saif-Al-Thani
Permanent Representative of the
State of Qatar to the United Nations
Jodi-Sherman
Medical Director of Sustainability
Yale New Haven Health
Aziz-Sheikh
Director, Usher Institute
University of Edinburgh
Kasper-Bergmann
Vice-President
World Federation of the Deaf
Dena-Al-Thani
Associate Prof., ICT
College of Science and Engineering
HBKU, Qatar
Maged-A
Permanent Observer of
The League of Arab States to the
United Nations
Kamran-Abbasi
Editor in Chief
The BMJ, UK
Darryl-Wade
Technical Lead (Disability)
WHO
Jim-Campbell
Director of the Health Workforce Dept.
WHO
Dr Maria Van Kerkhove _ 2 (1)_edited
COVID-19 Technical Lead
WHO
Holm-Keller-(1)
Executive Chairman
KENUP Foundation
Jerome-Kim
Director General
International Vaccine Institute
Roslyn-Morauta
Vice-Chair of the Board
The Global Fund
Ghida-AlJuburi
Senior Scholar
O’Neill Institute for National & Global
Health Law, Georgetown University
Didier-Houssin
President
AP-HPI, France
Abdullatif-Al-Khal
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
HMC, Qatar
Paola-Barbarino
CEO
ADI
Ricardo-Baptista
Founder & President
UNITE
Richard-Hatchett
CEO
CEPI
Angela-Coulter
Associate member,
Health Services Research Unit
University of Oxford
Hala-El-Ousta
Senior Diversity & Accessibility Manager
FIFA
Asmaa-Al-Fadala
Director of Research & Content
World Innovation Summit for Education
Neil-Watkins
Deputy Director
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Sanaa-Al-Harahsheh
Research Manager
World Innovation Summit for Health
Muhammad-Waqar-Azeem
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Sidra Medicine
Marie-Barsacq
Executive Director of Impact & Legacy
Paris 2024
Ruth-Stringer
International Science & Policy Coordinator
Health Care Without Harm
Howard-Catton
CEO
International Council of Nurses
Corinne-Reid
Global Advisor & Consultant, Elite Sport
Corinne Reid Consulting
Fawzia-Rasheed
Senior Advisor to the Director of Health
of the Aga Khan Development Network
and Climate and Environment Lead
Fiona-Bull
Head of the Physical Activity Unit,
Dept. of Health Promotion
WHO
Emma-Hannay
Chief Access Officer
FIND
Hanan-Abdul-Rahim
Dean, College of Health Sciences
Qatar University
Karine-Sargysan
President, ESBB & Managing Director
for International Biobanking & Education,
Medical University of Graz
Luz-de-Regil
Unit Head,
Multisectoral Actions in Food Systems
WHO
Mark-Barone
Vice President
International Diabetes Federation
Nahla-Al-Afifi-(1)
Director of Qatar Biobank
Qatar Foundation
Renzo-Guinto
Chief Planetary Health Scientist
Sunway Centre for Planetary Health
Iris-Blom
MPhil/PhD Candidate, Population Health
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Mary-Harvey
CEO
Centre for Sport and Human Rights
Mahmood-Adil
Advisor to Her Excellency
Minister of Public Health, Qatar
Iyabo-Tinubu-Karch
Member of the Board of Governors
Sidra Medicine
Murhaf-Assaf
Pediatric Emergency Physician
Pediatric Blast Injuries Partnership
Michaela-Th
Head of ELSI Services & Research
BBMRI-ERIC
mowafa_househ
Associate Professor, College of
Science and Engineering
HBKU, Qatar
Pia-McRae
CEO
Consortium for Street Children
Mark-Dyer
Inclusive Design Advisor
SC
James-Denselow-(1)
Head of Conflict &
Humanitarian Policy & Advocacy
Save the Children
Tarek-Sunna
Head of Neurosurgery
Aman Hospital - Qatar
Christine-Rouzioux
Professor of Virology
University Paris Descartes
Alison-Parry-Jones
President Elect ISBER
& Operations Director Wales Cancer Biobank
Gianni-Infantino
FIFA President

Hassan-Al-Thawadi
Secretary General of the
Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC)
MoFarah12
Multiple Olympic, World & European
Champion athlete
Noubar-Afeyan
Founder & CEO
Flagship Pioneering
oezlem-tuereci
Chief Medical Officer
BioNTech
Samia-Suluhu-Hassan-(official-portrait-from-web)
President
The United Republic of Tanzania
ugur-sahin
Chief Executive Officer
BioNTech
Giles-Duley
CEO, Legacy of War Foundation
Photographer, writer, chef & presenter
Gonzalo-Castro-de-la-Mata
Executive Director
Earthna
Sally-Davies
UK Special Envoy on AMR
UK Government
Sara-Minkara
Special Advisor on
International Disability Rights
U.S. Department of State
Sarah-Gilbert
Said Professorship of Vaccinology
University of Oxford
Sayyeda-Basma-Al-Said
Mental Health Clinical Counselor &
Founder, Whispers of Serenity
Sharifa-Noaman-Al-Emadi
Executive Director
Doha International Family Institute
Shereen-El-Feki
Regional Director for MENA
UNAIDS
Shona-Macleod
Research Consultant
Street Child United &
Consortium for Street Children
Soumya-Swaminathan
Chief Scientist
WHO
Stephanie-Seydoux
Ambassador for Global Health
France
Stephen-Ibaraki
Chairman & Managing General
Partner, REDDS Capital
& Founder, UN-ITU AI for Good
Tim Benton
Director,
Environment & Society Programme
Chatham House
Toyin-Saraki
Founder & President
Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA)
Victoria-Hornby
Chief Executive
Mental Health Innovations
Vidya-Mohamed-Ali-2022-(1)
Deputy Director,
Centre for Metabolism & Inflammation
UCL
Vincenzo-Paglia
President
The Pontifical Academy for Life
Vivian-Torrijos


Xiling-Shen
Chief Scientist
Terasaki Institute
Ximena-Garzon-Villalba
Dean of the School of Public Health
University San Francisco de Quito
Youngmee-Jee
Head
Institut Pasteur Korea
Zahra-Babar
Associate Director for
Research at CIRS
Georgetown University in Qatar
Zisis-Kozlakidis
Head of Laboratory Services
& Biobanking
IARC/WHO
Luisa-Baldini
Broadcast Journalist

Nelufar-Hedayat
Correspondent
Doha Debates
Rawaa-Auge
Presenter
Al Jazeera Media Network

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