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Sir Richard Feachem

University of California San Francisco

Professor Sir Richard Feachem is Director of the Global Health Group at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Professor of Global Health at both UCSF and the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Visiting Professor at London University and an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland. From 2002 to 2007, Sir Richard served as founding Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, and Under Secretary General of the United Nations. From 1995 until 1999, Dr. Feachem was Director for Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank. Previously (1989-1995), he was Dean of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  Professor Feachem currently serves as chair of the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication.