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Nikolaj Gilbert - Nikolaj Gilbert

Nikolaj Gilbert

President & CEO, PATH

Bio Current as of September 17, 2020

Mr. Gilbert joined PATH as President and CEO on January 6, 2020, and he also serves as the Managing Director of Foundation for Appropriate Technology in Health (FATH), PATH’s Swiss subsidiary. He comes to PATH from his post as global partnerships director for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). He brings broad experience in innovation, health, peacebuilding, humanitarian aid, and development solutions. He also brings a deep understanding of the global development ecosystem and the underlying causes of health inequities at all levels—from the global perspective to local, in-country needs. Mr. Gilbert has a proven track record of success in both the public and private sectors in building new and innovative programs and diversified funding models. His expertise in bringing sectors together will bolster the signature partnerships that PATH builds to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.

Prior to joining UNOPS, Mr. Gilbert worked at Novo Nordisk, a global pharmaceutical company. He worked across corporate strategy, public-private partnerships, business development, global marketing, and medical affairs. Mr. Gilbert started his career at Accenture, a global management consulting firm. He is a Danish citizen, has worked in many countries, and speaks several languages.