Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Geoff Garnett, deputy director, Data and Metrics, Integrated Delivery, works on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health programs, with a particular focus on HIV.
Geoff joined the foundation in 2011 as a deputy director in HIV. Prior to the foundation, Geoff was a Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London and a Reader at Oxford University working on the epidemiology, evolution and control of sexually transmitted infections. At Imperial College he directed the Masters in Epidemiology course. Geoff has served as Chair of the UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates Models and Projections and on a number of Institute of Medicine and Wellcome Trust panels.
Geoff holds an undergraduate degree in Zoology and a PhD in Pure Science from Sheffield University and an MSc in Biological Computation from York University. His professional training included a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Mathematical Biology and a Royal Society University Research Fellowship at Oxford University.