Core Team Leaders

Core Team Leaders

The Commission is chaired by Philip Landrigan, MD, a distinguished professor and

physician, and the Dean for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount

Sinai, and by Richard Fuller, Founder and President of Pure Earth and Secretariat of the

Global Alliance on Health and Pollution.

The work of the Commission is overseen by a Steering Committee comprising:

Philip Landrigan, Commission Co-Chairman and Lead Author of Commission Report

Chapter 1; Richard Fuller, Commission Co-Chairman and Co-Lead Author of

Commission Report Chapter 4; Maureen Cropper, Co-Lead Author of Commission

Report Chapter 2; Alan Krupnick, Co-Lead Author of Commission Report Chapter 2;

Karti Sandilya, Lead Author of Commission Report Chapter 3; David Hanrahan, Co-

Lead Author of Commission Report Chapter 4; Andrew McCartor, Commission

Program Manager; Tim Kasten, representing the United Nations Environment

Programme; and Yewande Awe, representing the World Bank Group

The Chairmen are joined by an esteemed group of Commissioners from around the

world, which includes former heads of state, leaders of development agencies;

Ministers of Heath and Environment; a Nobel Laureate; distinguished physicians,

economists and scientists; noted environmental advocates and public figures.

Research and drafting for the Commission Report is coordinated through the office of

the GAHP Secretariat, Pure Earth, and includes contributions from Commissioners,

partner organizations, advisors, consultants and in-house staff. The Commission

Report will go through three phases of review before publication: an initial review by the

Steering Committee, a review by the Commissioners and a full peer-review according

to the internal publication guidelines of The Lancet.