Name: Stefano Malvolti
Organisation: MMGH Consuting
Role: Managing Director and Co-Founder
Managing Director and Co-Founder of MMGH Consulting in Zurich, an agency specialised in supporting public and private organisations operating in Global Health across the life-cycle of their programs and products. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of the Fondazione Achile Sclavo in Italy, an NGO focused on facilitating vaccine development for neglected diseases. During 2016, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Univac in Brussels, an early stage Biotech company developing a new vaccine platform for viral diseases. Under his tenure, the company redefined its governance mechanisms, its strategy and defined its preclinical development plan. Previously he was for 3,5 years the Director of Vaccine Implementation at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance where was responsible for the coordination of the roll-out of Gavi's 11 vaccine programs worth in excess of 1.5bln USD/year. He was also a member of WHO's Global Polio Eradication Initiative's Immunization Management Group and Ebola Vaccine Deployment Steering Group. Prior to Gavi, he was Global Policy Director at Novartis Vaccines, responsible for the business unit relationships with the WHO, UNICEF and GAVI, as well as for the negotiation of the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness framework. In the starting years of his career he was Director of Strategic Vaccines Supply at PATH where he implemented state-of-the art processes that raised GAVI's forecasts reliability and was member of UNICEF Supply Division procurement reference groups for Pneumococcal and Rotavirus vaccines. Before he served in various positions in Novartis Pharma and Baxter Healthcare in strategic forecasting, outsourcing, sales and operations planning and finance. Stefano has 20 years of experience in global health and pharmaceutical industry in program management, strategy, policy, finance and supply chain. He holds a Master in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore and a Master in Business Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.