Professor Tikki Pangestu

Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Professor Tikki is Visiting Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He was previously Director, Research Policy & Cooperation, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland, and Professor of Biomedical Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He holds a PhD in Immunology from the Australian National University, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (UK), American Academy of Microbiology (USA), Academy of Medicine Malaysia, and Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS). He has published >250 scientific articles and was lead author on major WHO reports including the World Health Report 2013, Knowledge for Better Health, and Genomics and World Health. His research interests are in infectious diseases, health research policy, global health governance, and linkages between research and policy.