John-Arne Røttingen, MD, PhD, MSc, MPA

John-Arne Røttingen, MD, PhD, MSc, MPA

Ambassador for Global Health, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Adjunct Professor Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health / Norway

John-Arne Røttingen, MD, PhD, MSc, MPA, is the Ambassador for Global Health in Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and adjunct professor at the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Prior to his role in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was the chief executive of the Research Council of Norway. Previously Dr. Røttingen also served as the founding interim chief executive officer of CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations); executive director of Infection Control and Environmental Health at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health; and professor of health policy at the Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. He is associate fellow at the Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House, and member of the WHO Euro Advisory Committee on Health Research.

Dr. Røttingen received his MD and PhD from the University of Oslo, an MSc from Oxford University, and an MPA from Harvard University.

Dr. Røttingen is a member of the Governance, Impact & Responsibility Committee.

Appointed to the board: September 2017