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Ilona Kickbusch

Ilona Kickbusch has been deeply involved in the development of the Health 2020 European health policy framework. She was a member of the independent Ebola interim assessment panel of WHO and now serves on the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Health Crises Task Force. She was also appointed the chairperson of a High-Level International Advisory Board on Global Health to advise Germany on the reorientation of its global health strategy.

She is a senior advisor to the Regional Directors of the WHO Euro and has advised many countries on their global health strategies. She has been involved in the German G7 and G20 presidencies, and advised the development of the first meeting of G20-members’ Health.

She was recently appointed to the WHO Independent Global High-level Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases to identify innovative solutions and support political efforts to curb NCDs. In June 2018, she was elected co-chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee.