Seth Berkley

CEO, GAVI Alliance; Founder, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Seth Berkley is CEO of Gavi. Specializing in infectious disease epidemiology, he founded the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in 1996 and was its president and CEO. Previously, he was an officer of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Health Sciences Division. Berkley has worked for the CDC’s Center for Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Carter Center, where he was an epidemiologist in Uganda’s Ministry of Health, playing a key role in the country’s HIV sero-survey and helping develop its AIDS control programs. He has been featured on the cover of Newsweek, in the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world, and in The Wired 25.

Videos/Audio of Seth Berkley

Polio is likely to be wiped off the planet in the next two years, a huge triumph for global health. Seventy-four cases... See more
From global health threats to the refugee crisis, to privacy and cybersecurity, international organizations and the... See more
The deaths of children under age five fell by 50 percent to below six million in 2015, the first time that has happened... See more
Seth Berkley, the CEO of GAVI, talks about the importance of vaccines in addressing global health challenges, the role... See more
Seth Berkley, Christopher Elias, Jeff Sturchio and Lyndon Haviland discuss whether we can provide vaccines for the... See more