Dr Xavier Xuanhao Chan
Executive Vice President, Strategy
A native Singaporean, Dr Xavier Chan brings over two decades of experience in global health and development with multidisciplinary training as a clinical pharmacist and data scientist, with experience in geographic information systems, pharmaceutical supply chain and health policy expertise, in both public and private sectors. Xavier is familiar with the Greater Mekong Subregion, having served as the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s (CHAI) first Deputy Country Director in Myanmar as well as the Regional Advisor on CHAI’s Drug Access Team in Southeast Asia, while being based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
He previously served as the Director of Global Public Health Partnerships at the International Pharmaceutical Federation in Geneva, Switzerland and Head of Public Health & Epidemiology for China and Southeast Asia at IMS Health. He has also led market development and strategic partnerships in Asia Pacific for leading medical device, biotech and life sciences MNCs such as Medtronic, Illumina and Pacific Biosciences.
He is a licensed pharmacist in Singapore, with a BSc in Pharmacy (NUS), MSc in Geographic Information Systems (Vrije Universiteit) and a PhD in Public Health and Policy (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicines).