Dr. Passerini is a medical doctor and global health professional with experience spanning international health and development, clinical medicine, social entrepreneurship, research and innovation. He was most recently Science Advisor to Mr Bill Gates private office, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he shaped large initiatives on child health, nutrition and development, as well as women and girls. Prior to this, Dr. Passerini spent several years with the United Nations and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) as nutrition specialist and emergency doctor in Asia and Africa. He trained in Public Policy (MA at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard), global health (MPH, Johns Hopkins University), medicine (MD, San Raffaele University Milan), and immunology (BSc, University College London). Dr. Passeriniis fluent in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.