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António Guterres
H.E. António Guterres (TBC)
United Nations
Secretary-General
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António Guterres
H.E. António Guterres (TBC)
United Nations
Secretary-General

Cross-thematic

Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs (TBC)
Columbia University
former Director of The Earth Institute
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Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs (TBC)
Columbia University
former Director of The Earth Institute

Cross-thematic

Nísia Trindade
Nísia Trindade
Fiocruz
President
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Nísia Trindade
Nísia Trindade
Fiocruz
President

Cross-thematic Health

Lieve Fransen
Lieve Fransen
European Policy Center
Senior Policy Advisor
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Lieve Fransen
Lieve Fransen
European Policy Center
Senior Policy Advisor

Cross-thematic

Eduardo Paes
Eduardo Paes (TBC)
Rio de Janeiro
Mayor
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Eduardo Paes
Eduardo Paes (TBC)
Rio de Janeiro
Mayor

Cross-thematic

Mariana Mazzucato
Mariana Mazzucato
University College London
Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value
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Mariana Mazzucato
Mariana Mazzucato
University College London
Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value

Cross-thematic Entrepreneurship

Hans Bruyninckx
Hans Bruyninckx (TBC)
European Environment Agency
Executive Director
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Hans Bruyninckx
Hans Bruyninckx (TBC)
European Environment Agency
Executive Director

Cross-thematic

Soumya Swaminathan
Soumya Swaminathan (TBC)
WHO
Chief Scientist
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Soumya Swaminathan
Soumya Swaminathan (TBC)
WHO
Chief Scientist

Health

Dirk Fransaer
Dirk Fransaer
VITO
Managing Director
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Dirk Fransaer
Dirk Fransaer
VITO
Managing Director

Cross-thematic

Paulo Gadelha
Paulo Gadelha
Fiocruz
Coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda
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Paulo Gadelha
Paulo Gadelha
Fiocruz
Coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda

Health

Biography

As coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda, Gadelha is in charge of promoting strategic engagement between Fiocruz and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). His background includes studies of the application of technology in public health, healthcare models, and enhancing Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for the SDGs.

Gadelha served as president of Fiocruz from 2009 to 2016, leading scientific achievements in biomedical sciences, generation of scientific and technological knowledge, and health and social development promotion. Between 2016 and 2021, Dr. Gadelha was appointed by the UN Secretary-General as a member of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (UN-TFM) ‘10-Member Group’ to provide expertise and support to the UN Inter-agency Task Team (IATT) on STI for the SDGs.

Previously, he founded and directed the “Casa de Oswaldo Cruz,” a Fiocruz institute dedicated to the sociology and history of science and health. Dr. Gadelha also served as a member of the National Health Council’s Science and Technology Intersectoral Commission. As President of the Brazilian Association of Collective Health, he chaired the 11th World Congress on Public Health. In 2017, with UN/DESA, he chaired the efforts of Fiocruz in organizing the 1st Consultation on Health and STI in the 2030 Agenda’s implementation.

Txai Suruí
Txai Suruí

Indigenous Activist
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Txai Suruí
Txai Suruí
Indigenous Activist

Cross-thematic

Andrew Haines
Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health
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Andrew Haines
Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health

Health

George Fu Gao
George Fu Gao (TBC)
Chinese Center for Disease Control
Director
×
George Fu Gao
George Fu Gao (TBC)
Chinese Center for Disease Control
Director

Health

Jeremy Farrar
Jeremy Farrar
Wellcome
Director
×
Jeremy Farrar
Jeremy Farrar
Wellcome
Director

Cross-thematic

António Guterres
H.E. António Guterres (TBC)
United Nations
Secretary-General
Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs (TBC)
Columbia University
former Director of The Earth Institute
Nísia Trindade
Nísia Trindade
Fiocruz
President
Lieve Fransen
Lieve Fransen
European Policy Center
Senior Policy Advisor
Eduardo Paes
Eduardo Paes (TBC)
Rio de Janeiro
Mayor
Mariana Mazzucato
Mariana Mazzucato
University College London
Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value
Hans Bruyninckx
Hans Bruyninckx (TBC)
European Environment Agency
Executive Director
Soumya Swaminathan
Soumya Swaminathan (TBC)
WHO
Chief Scientist
Dirk Fransaer
Dirk Fransaer
VITO
Managing Director
Paulo Gadelha
Paulo Gadelha
Fiocruz
Coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda
Txai Suruí
Txai Suruí

Indigenous Activist
Andrew Haines
Andrew Haines
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health
George Fu Gao
George Fu Gao (TBC)
Chinese Center for Disease Control
Director
Jeremy Farrar
Jeremy Farrar
Wellcome
Director