Jason Shellaby

Director of Global Health Policy

Jason Shellaby drives thought leadership in urban health, digital health and AI through policy, programmatic and research engagements. During his time at the Novartis Foundation, Jason has also led several global health initiatives, including the national scale-up of a telemedicine program in Ghana and the management and policy integration of hypertension programs in Senegal, Ghana and Vietnam.

Prior to joining the Novartis Foundation, Jason served as Deputy Director and Director of External Affairs at Village Health Works, supporting scale up and capacity building for health care facilities in Burundi, East Africa as well as their NYC headquarters. He was a Program Fellow at the Clinton Global Initiative where he designed and implemented program content for the CGI Annual Meeting. He also worked on the Environmental Initiatives team at the World Economic Forum.

Jason holds a BA in International Relations from Tufts University, an MA in International Affairs from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and an MSc in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.