Christoph Hamelmann

Christoph Hamelmann is the UNDP Regional Team leader for Health and Development in Europe, Central Asia and the Arab States, and Global Coordinator of the United Nations Interagency Task Force on Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector. He has worked for over 25 years in Africa, America, Asia and Europe as a senior advisor and executive for global health initiatives in the public and private sectors, for governments, nongovernmental organizations and international research institutions on preventive and curative medicine and on a multisectoral approach to communicable and noncommunicable diseases, focusing on social, economic and environmental determinants of health and health equity. He is a consultant in family and tropical medicine and an economist; he holds postgraduate degrees in molecular biology, epidemiology and health systems management.