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Dr. Stefan Germann

Fondation Botnar, Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Stefan Germann is the CEO of Fondation Botnar. Fondation Botnar is a Swiss-based foundation which champions the use of AI and digital technology to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people in growing urban environments. To achieve this, the foundation supports research, catalyses diverse partners, and invests in scalable solutions around the world. Read more: www.fondationbotnar.org

Stefan was previously Executive Director onegoalglobal.org (an innovative collaborative child nutrition and healthy lifestyle campaign), and Senior Director of World Vision International Sustainable Health Partnership, Innovation and Accountability unit based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. World Vision operates currently in almost 100 countries.

He worked for over 25 years in Africa and Asia in various health leadership roles with different agencies in the area of child health-related development, relief and advocacy work. His worked included managing a large hospital in Zimbabwe.
In 2005 he started to work with World Vision International’s emergency relief team as the director for the integrated technical sector teams in the Asia Tsunami response. This was a complex relief & reconstruction program where he was based in Asia. This program included major health components, including primary health care rehabilitation in Sri Lanka and mHealth projects for midwives in Aceh, Indonesia.
He has previously held several board and advisory board memberships, including: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), UBS Optimus Foundation, REPSSI in Africa, and on the Advisory Board of the Global Health Program, The Graduate Institute – Geneva focusing on the role of NGOs in global health diplomacy.
He holds a degree in micro-engineering, an MSc degree in Social Policy & NGO Management, and a doctoral degree in Development Studies focusing on child wellbeing in the urban African context. Stefan finished in 2015 an Executive Master’s program in Tri Sector Collaboration at Singapore Management University.