Board of Trustees


Mr. George Bickerstaff (Acting Chairperson/ Vice Chairperson & Treasurer/ Chair of Finance Committee)

Partner and Managing Director,
M.M. Dillon & Co.

Dr. J. Joseph Kim

President & CEO
Inovio Pharmaceuticals

Prof. Fred N. Binka

Vice Chancellor
University of Health and Allied Sciences
Ho., Ghana.

Dr. George R. Siber (Chair of Scientific Committee)

Chief Scientific Officer
ClearPath Vaccines

Dr. Hanna Nohynek

Chief Physician & Team leader
Vaccine Programme Development
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

Mr. Lee Kyu Hyung

Advisor, Samsung Economic Research Institute
Republic of Korea

Dr. Chris Varma (BOT Member-elect)

Co-founder, President, CEO & Chairman
Vision Medicines, Inc.
Boston, MA, USA

Mr. Malcolm Sweeney (BOT Member-elect)

Director of Finance EMEA
NComputing UK Ltd

Representatives of WHO, UNDP, and Host Country (Republic of Korea)

Dr. Shin Young Soo

Regional Director
International Vaccine Institute
WHO Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO)
Manila, Philippines

Mr. Kweon Ki-hwan

Director General
International Organizations Bureau
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Korea

Dr. Jee Youngmee

Director General
Center for Pathology and Immunology
National Institute of Health
Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Republic of Korea

Representatives of State Parties to Establishment Agreement

Dr. Ros-Mari BÅLÖW

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Dr. Sanjay Madhav Mehendale

Additional Director General and Scientist H
Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi


Dr. Jerome Kim

Director General
International Vaccine Institute