Medical doctor and infectious disease epidemiologist Dr Seth Berkley has served as Chief Executive Officer of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance since 2011; and co-created COVAX in 2020. Founded the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in 1996. Previously worked for US CDC and the Carter Center; consulted or worked in more than 50 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Author of hundreds of articles and opinion pieces; writes extensively on infectious disease; and serves as media commentator on vaccines, health technology, outbreak prevention and global health issues. Steward of the Platform on Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare and Member of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Advisory Board at the World Economic Forum.