Uppsala Health Summit Governance

Uppsala Health Summit is a collaborative effort, initiated by a partnership of actors who see the potential for improving healthcare and health outcomes in a global perspective, and who believe in the power of open dialogue to address some of today’s global health challenges.

Organised by: Uppsala Health Summit is hosted by Uppsala University

Founded by: Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala County Council, City of Uppsala and the network Worldclass Uppsala.

Partners: Swedish Medical Products Agency, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala Monitoring Centre.

Steering committee

  • Chairman: Professor Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Uppsala University
  • Dr. Catarina Andersson Forsman, Director General, Medical Products Agency
  • Dr. Maria Knutson Wedel, Vice-Chancellor, Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
  • Dr. Marie Lindquist, CEO, Uppsala Monitoring Centre
  • Professor Ann Lindberg, Director General, National Veterinary Institute (SVA)
  • Charlotte Skott, Director Business and economic development, City of Uppsala
  • Christer Svensson, Chairman World Class Uppsala Network
  • Emilie Orring, Chairwoman, Uppsala Region Executive Committee

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the steering committee and project management, to ensure that an international perspective is maintained. The Advisory Board complements the expertise of the Steering Committee and extends the contact network for Uppsala Health Summit.

  • Chairman: Dr. Anders Milton, Senior consultant, former President and CEO of the Swedish Medical Association and Swedish Red Cross
  • Dr. Elisabeth Björk, VP, Head of Cardiovascular and Metabolic development unit (CVMD), AstraZeneca
  • Dr. Gilles Forte, Director Essential Medicines, World Health Organisation
  • Prof. Florence Haseltine, Founder Society for Women's Health Research; Former Director NIH Center for Population Research
  • Dr. Bernadette Klapper, Director of Health, Robert Bosch Foundation
  • Thomas Lönngren, Strategic Advisor NDA Group AB; former Excutive Director European Medicine Agency, EMA
  • Maria Stella de Sabata, International Diabetes Federation European Region, and Advisor, Fondo Elena Moroni per l'Oncologia. 
  • Dr. Ingrid Wünning Tschol, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Robert Bosch Foundation Think Tank

Contact for project management and contact details.