The World Bank has a permanent seat on the GAVI Alliance Board
The World Bank is represented on the GAVI Alliance Board by:
Board member (currently vacant)
Armin Fidler (Alternate)
Lead Advisor for Health Policy and Strategy in the Bank's Human Development Network
Armin Fidler is the alternate Board member representing The World Bank. Currently Dr Fidler serves as Lead Adviser for Health Policy and Strategy in the Bank's Human Development Network. Previously, Dr Fidler was the Manager for Health, Nutrition, Population for the Europe and Central Asia Region responsible for the Bank's health strategy, lending and technical assistance programs, including analytical and advisory work in the European Union, the new member states and the countries of the former Soviet Union.
Dr Fidler holds a medical degree from the University of Innsbruck; a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the Bernhard Nocht Institute, and two advanced degrees from Harvard University's School of Public Health.