Global Medicines Council

Member-Advisors and Board


  1. Prof. Frederick Abbott, Edward Ball Eminent Scholar Professor of Law, Florida State University College of Law, USA
  2. Prof. Ryan Abbott, Professor of Law and Health Sciences, M.D., J.D., M.T.O.M., B.S., University of Surrey, UK
  3. Dr. Jorge Bermudez, Senior Researcher in Public Health, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, (Fiocruz), Ministry of Health, Brazil
  4. Dr. Nick Drager, Executive Director, TBVI (TuBerculosis Vaccine Initiative), Canada/Switzerland
  5. Prof. Joseph Fortunak, Associate Professor of Chemistry, joint appointment in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Howard University, USA
  6. Prof. Claudia Patricia Vaca González, Associate Professor, Center for Appropriate Medicines, Information and Power, Faculty of Sciences, Pharmacy Department, National University of Colombia, Colombia
  7. Ellen 't Hoen, LLM, Consultant, Medicines Law & Policy, The Netherlands
  8. James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International, USA
  9. Suerie Moon, Director of Research, MPA, PhD, Global Health Centre and Visiting Lecturer, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland
  10. Prof. Jerome Reichman, Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law, Duke Law School, USA
  11. Xavier Seuba, Associate Professor of Law, Academic Coordinator, Judicial Training Manager and Director of the Diploma on Patent Litigation at the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies, University of Strasbourg, France

Former Member-Advisor (Deceased): Dilip Shah, Secretary-General of Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, India

Board of Directors

  • Frederick M. Abbott (and Executive Director)
  • Nick Drager
  • Pedro Roffe