Commissioners

Chairmen

Philip Landrigan – Dean for Global Health, Professor of Preventative Medicine and Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences

Richard Fuller – President, Pure Earth (formerly Blacksmith Institute); Secretariat, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution

Commissioners

  • Neric Acosta – Former Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection, Government of the Philippines
  • Olusoji Adeyi – Director, Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice, The World Bank Group; Director, Affordable Medicines Facility for Malaria, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (2009-2012)
  • Robert Arnold – Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Arizona
  • Abdoulaye Bibi Baldé – Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Republic of Senegal
  • Roberto Bertollini – Chief Scientist and WHO Representative to the EU World Health Organization, Office at the European Union
  • Stephan Bose-O’Reilly – Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of LMU Munich, Germany; Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment, UMIT (University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall i.T., Austria)
  • Jo Ivey Boufford – New York Academy of Medicine
  • Patrick Breysse – Professor Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Engineering (leave of absence), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Whiting School of Engineering
  • Thomas Chiles – DeLuca Chair of Biology and Vice Provost for Research, Boston College
  • Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn – Princess of Thailand; President, Professor, Chulabhorn Research Institute
  • Awa Marie Coll-Seck – Minister of Health, Republic of Senegal; Director, Department of Policy, Strategy and Research and Department of Country and Regional Support, UNAIDS (1996-2001)
  • Maureen Cropper – Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future; University of Maryland
  • Richard Fuller – President, Pure Earth
  • Valentin Fuster – Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Physician in Chief and Director, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Medical, Center, New York, NY; General Director, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC), Madrid, Spain; President, World Heart Federation (2005-2006)
  • Michael Greenstone – Director, Energy Policy Institute at U. of Chicago; Milton Friedman Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago
  • Sir Andy Haines – Professor, Departments of Social and Environmental Health Research and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • David Hanrahan – Senior Technical Advisor to the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP)
  • David Hunter – Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Former Acting Dean, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Mukesh Khare – Professor of Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Alan J. Krupnick – Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Resources for the Future Center for Energy and Climate Economics
  • Philip Landrigan – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Bruce Lanphear – Clinician Scientist, Child and Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital; Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
  • Bindu Lohani – Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development (ADB); Vice President for Finance and Administration, Asian Development Bank (2007-2011)
  • Keith Martin – Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health; Member of Parliament, Canada (1993-2011)
  • Karen Mathiasen – Senior Advisor, Office of the U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Group; Director, Multilateral Development Banks, U.S. Dept. of Treasury
  • Maureen McTeer – Canadian Lawyer, Author, Women’s Rights and Health Advocate and Adjunct Professor of Health Law at the University of Ottawa
  • Christopher Murray – Professor of Global Health, University of Washington; Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • J. Ndahimananjara –  Ministry of Environment, Ecology and Forests, Madagascar
  • Frederica Perera – Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Director of the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • Janez Potocnik – European Commissioner for the Environment (2010-2014); European Commissioner for Science and Research (2004-2010); Minister for European Affairs, Government of Slovenia (2002-2004)
  • Alexander S. Preker – Executive Scholar & Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University, Mt. Sinai and NYU; President and CEO of the Health Investment & Financing Corporation; former Head of Health Industry Group & Chief Economist for Health, World Bank Group/IFC (1991-2013)
  • Jairam Ramesh – Member of the Indian Parliament; Minister of Rural Development, Government of India (2011-2014); Minister of State, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India (2009-2011)
  • Johan Rockström – Professor of Environmental Science, Director of Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University
  • Carlos Salinas – President, Mexico (1988-1994)
  • Leona Samson – Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Director, MIT Center for Environmental Health Sciences (2001-2012)
  • Karti Sandilya – Senior Advisor, Pure Earth; U.S. Resident Director, Asian Development Bank (2002-2004); Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, India (1983-1986)
  • Peter Sly – Professor of Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Senior Clinical Research Fellow, the University of Queensland
  • Kirk Smith – Professor of Environmental Health, Director of the Global Health and Environment Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
  • Achim Steiner – Former Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme; Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (2001-2006)
  • Richard Stewart – Professor of Law, Director of the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, New York University School of Law
  • William Suk – Director of the Center for Risk and Integrated Sciences, Director of the Superfund Research Program, Chief of the Hazardous Substances Research Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Onno van Schayck – Scientific Director of the Netherlands School of Primary Care Research, Professor of Preventative Medicine, Maastricht University
  • Gautam N. Yadama – Dean and Professor, Boston College School of Social Work
  • Kandeh Yumkella – Former Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Founder – Sustainable Energy for All
  • Ma Zhong – Professor and Dean, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University of China; Senior Advisor, Ministry of Environmental Protection; Council Member, China Council for International Cooperation of Environment and Development