Sarah Des Rosiers drives multi-sectoral partnerships and initiatives in the space of cardiovascular diseases and digital health for the Novartis Foundation. She is committed to catalyzing and re-imagining innovative solutions to healthcare in low and middle-income countries to tackle some of the most pressing global health inequalities around the world.
Sarah holds an MSc in International Health Policy & Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland. She also holds a certificate from the MIT in Digital Business Strategy: Harnessing Our Digital Future.
With eight years of strategy and management consulting experience in the healthcare sector serving global health and pharma clients, she developed her expertise in the areas of strategy; performance evaluation; grant monitoring; market access and digital health transformations.
Sarah brings an additional three years of hands-on experience working within global heath organizations:
- with the WHO on topics of access to medicines and pooled procurement;
- with UNAIDS on areas of technical support planning, systems strengthening initiatives and grant management for the HIV response; and
- with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) providing direct support to the Haitian Ministry of Health post-earthquake 2010 and managing their access to human resources for health program.
She currently serves as a member of the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum, with the goal to advance social impact and generate positive change in local communities worldwide.
Sarah is of Haitian-Canadian origin and speaks fluently French, English and Spanish.