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William Bean

Instructor and Practicum Advisor

William Bean is an Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and teaches in the Health Policy and Management department.

Before coming to Harvard Bill spent 25 years as an independent management consultant, working primarily with Fortune 50 companies in over 40 countries. Later in his career Bill shifted his focus to the field of global health and worked extensively with various Ministries of Health, WHO, World Bank and NGOs. He was able to introduce methodologies drawn from the corporate world that would enable Ministries and NGOs to work in more strategically.

He left consulting in 2010 and received his MPH from Harvard in 2011, and is now on the faculty at Harvard Chan. Bill received his MPH from Harvard Chan, his PhD from Princeton, his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his BA from Cornell University.