Philippe Douste-Blazy

Philippe DOUSTE-BLAZY (France) is the UN Deputy Secretary General in charge of the innovative sources for the financing of development. After ten years leading Unitaid (2006-2016), he founded Unitlife to fight against malnutrition. Beforehand, he held several public positions in France: Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-2007), Minister of Health (1993-1995 and 2004-2005), Mayor of Toulouse (2001-2004), Mayor of Lourdes (1989-2000), and Minister of Culture (1995-1997).