Executive Leadership Team

Florian Marks, Ph.D.

Dr. Florian Marks, MPH, Ph.D. is the Deputy Director General of IVI’s Epidemiology, Public Health, Impact (EPIC) unit. Dr. Marks has over 18 years of experience conducting epidemiological studies and providing technical expertise in the field of global health; particularly in low-income countries. As the Deputy Director General of Epidemiology and Outcomes at IVI, he designs and oversees epidemiological studies investigating a wide range of bacterial and viral infectious diseases. His duties include overall coordination, organization, supervision, and management of standardized surveillance studies, executing mass vaccination campaigns, and conducting associated effectiveness studies to generate high quality data for vaccine introduction recommendations and improvement of existing programs. Dr. Marks holds an academic appointment within the Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK and has been instrumental in setting up joint programs leveraging the unique strengths of both the University of Cambridge and IVI. Dr. Marks majored in Pharmacy at the University of Saarland, and holds a Ph.D. from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine at the University of Hamburg and a Master of Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He also holds a position as Visiting Professor within the Department for Health Security at the Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul, Republic of Korea.