Board of Trustees

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.

Group Head, Corporate Affairs and Global Health 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.

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

Prof. Piot is the Director of the School and a Professor of Global Health. He is the Chair of the MRC Global Health Group and a member of the MRC Strategy Board. He is a member of the Board of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund in Tokyo.