Expert Participants

Kristen Siemen

Kristen Siemen was appointed vice president of Sustainable Workplaces and Chief Sustainability Officer in February 2021. She will help lead General Motors to a future with zero emissions as the company continues to take bold actions against climate change, including GM’s commitment to become carbon neutral in its products and operations by 2040. In her Read More…

Wendy M. Purcell

Dr. Wendy Purcell PhD FRSA, a Research Scholar with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University leads research on global leadership and governance for sustainable transformation in higher education and in various business sectors, including: • Travel & Tourism, supported by the World Travel and Tourism Council • Auto Industry, under the Culture Read More…

John Graham

John D. Graham was born in 1956 and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in politics and economics at Wake Forest University in 1978, where he also won national awards as an intercollegiate debater. He earned his Master of Arts in public policy at Duke University in 1980 before serving as Read More…

John Bozzella

John Bozzella, a veteran auto industry executive, is president and CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (Auto Innovators). From 2014 until the establishment of Auto Innovators in January 2020, he served as president and CEO of the Association of Global Automakers, the trade association whose members included the U.S operations of international automobile and Read More…

Renee Salas

Dr. Renee N. Salas is a Yerby Fellow at the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Affiliated Faculty and previous Burke Fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute. She is also a practicing emergency medicine physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Read More…

Halima Gikandi

Halima Gikandi is The World’s Africa Correspondent based in Nairobi, Kenya. She reports on current affairs in Africa, with a focus on politics, security and human rights. Her reporting has taken her across the continent, from Sudan to South Africa. Before joining The World in 2019, Halima was a freelance journalist based in East Africa, where Read More…

Wafaie Fawzi

Contributions to Research The primary focus of my research is on the discovery and translation of interventions to enhance maternal and child health and development. Over the past 25 years my group has led the design and implementation of more than 30 randomized controlled trials of maternal/neonatal and child/adolescent health, and infectious diseases, with emphasis on nutritional factors. We Read More…

Derrick Sim

Director, Vaccine Supply & Demand, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Nina Schwalbe

Nina Schwalbe began her career in health over 25 years ago in a refugee camp in Northern Thailand. Nina current currently leads a public health advisory service which provides policy and strategy guidance to governments, international organizations and foundations. Nina has served as the acting Associate Director of the Program Division and Chief of Health Read More…

Kate Kelland

Kate Kelland is Global Consumer Health Correspondent at Reuters.