Rifat Atun, MBBS, MBA, DIC, FRCGP, FFPH, FRCP, is Professor of Global Health Systems, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Faculty Chair of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program.
From 2006-2013, Prof. Atun was Professor of International Health Management and Head of the Health Management Group at Imperial College London. From 2008-2012, he served as a member of the Executive Management Team of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as the Director of Strategy, Performance and Evaluation Cluster. Prof. Atun is a co-investigator and the joint lead for the innovation work stream at the National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management at Imperial College. He has worked with more than 30 governments globally as well as the World Bank, WHO, and the UK Department for International Development on health system reform initiatives. Prof. Atun served as a member of the MRC (UK) Global Health Group, and the Academy of Medicine’s Standing Committee on Strengthening Health Systems. He chaired the WHO Task Force on Health Systems and Tuberculosis Control.