Dr. Lieve Fransen (Senior Advisor) is a former Director at the European Commission where she developed high-profile international public health initiatives, including the creation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. She also served as a Board Member representing the European Union and vice chair of the Board representing all the donors. After leaving the Commission in 2016 she joined Europa Insights and has acted as senior advisor for Royal Philips Health, Plusvalue, Tilburg University, Bozar and European Policy Centre. She was also a Public Health Advisor to the Ministry of Health, Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda and Cape Verde Islands, Task Manager of a research programme on pregnant women and newborns in Rwanda, and Director of a research programme on sexual and reproductive health in Kenya and in the Tropical Institute in Antwerpen, Belgium. Her expertise spans health and development, pensions, employment and social innovation.