Derek Yach

Executive Director, Vitality Institute

Derek Yach is executive director of the Vitality Institute. He was previously senior vice president of global health and agriculture policy at PepsiCo, head of global health at the Rockefeller Foundation, a professor of global health at Yale University, and executive director of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at the World Health Organization. Yach established the Centre for Epidemiological Research at the South African Medical Research Council. He is board chair of Cornerstone Capital and serves on several advisory boards, including the Clinton Global Initiative, New York Academy of Sciences, World Economic Forum, and NIH’s Fogarty International Centre.

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