Kaspar Wyss was selected after careful consideration of a strong field of well-qualified candidates. He previously held the roles of the head of the Health Systems Support Unit (SYSU) and deputy head of the SCIH department and brings excellent leadership capabilities together with profound technical expertise and deep experience in the day to day management of SCIH’s global operations. Kaspar Wyss is a public health specialist and titular professor of epidemiology at the University of Basel, with a strong focus on health systems development, including research, monitoring and assessment activities.
Until his full retirement Nicolaus Lorenz will remain closely connected to the department as a consultant in various mandates. (Photo: Nicolaus Lorenz)