Board of Trustees

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

Joerg Reinhardt, Ph.D., has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2013. He is also Chairman of the Research & Development Committee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Novartis Foundation.

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.

Chief Operating Officer, Global Health, Novartis
Lutz Hegemann, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Hegemann oversees the global health operations of Novartis. This includes the group’s business in sub-Saharan Africa, where we are implementing a new model with a primary focus on patient reach.

Director, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Prof. Peter Piot, M.D.

Prof. Piot has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Novartis Foundation since June 2015.