Meet the Novartis Foundation Board of Trustees.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Novartis
Joerg Reinhardt, Ph.D.

Joerg Reinhardt, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Novartis Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novartis.

Head of the Novartis Foundation
Ann Aerts, M.D.

Ann Aerts is Head of the Novartis Foundation, an organization committed to transform the health of low-income populations.

Clinical Professor of Global Public Health, New York University President of the International Society for Urban Health
Prof. Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford

Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford is an expert in urban health, disease prevention, healthy aging, health promotion and health disparities.

President, Global Health & Sustainability of Novartis
Lutz Hegemann, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Hegemann oversees Corporate Global Strategy, the ESG Management Office and the Global Health organization, which includes the group’s business in sub-Saharan Africa as well as the Novartis Foundation.

John Kahan
Vice President and Chief Data Analytics Officer Emeritus at Microsoft, Founder and President of the Aaron Matthew SIDS Research Foundation of Seattle Children’s
John Kahan

John is a proven data-driven leader with nearly four decades of data science, worldwide business, and technology transformation experience across Microsoft and IBM.

Special Advisor on COVID-19 to the President of the European Commission
Prof. Peter Piot, M.D.

Peter Piot MD PhD is the Handa Professor of Global Health and former Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Andreas von Planta
Andreas von Planta, Ph.D.

Andreas von Planta is a leading expert in corporate governance, corporate law and stock exchange regulation. He advises boards of public companies on corporate governance matters and is a sought-after speaker and writer on these topics.