Aurelia Nguyen

Member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2016 Access to Medicine Index

Aurelia Nguyen was a member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2016 Access to Medicine Index. She is the Director of Policy & Market Shaping at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a global Vaccine Alliance, bringing together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries. Aurelia leads the design and implementation of Gavi’s market shaping strategy and leads on the development of Gavi policies. She is responsible for ensuring adequate supply of vaccines to meet demand and minimising costs of vaccines to Gavi and countries.

Aurelia has also undertaken policy research for the WHO, evaluating the effects of government policies and pricing on the availability of generic medicines in developing countries. Prior to joining Gavi in 2011, Aurelia held a variety of posts within GSK, most recently holding the post of Director of Policy, where she led the development of GSK’s policies on access to vaccines in the developing world. She holds a Bachelor in Chemistry from Imperial College London and is a certified Accountant. She also holds a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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