Dr Anna Laura Ross currently serves as Strategy Technical Manager at Unitaid. Originally from Italy, Anna Laura has over fifteen years of experience in global health, in the field of HIV biomedical research, scientific programme management and implementation research, as well as global health policy. Prior to joining Unitaid, Anna Laura served as Head of International Affairs and Scientific Relations at the ANRS in Paris. Previously Dr Ross carried out biomedical research at the Medical Research Council (UK) and the Institut Pasteur network (working in France, Cameroon and Cambodia) working on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Anna Laura is particularly interested in facilitating and accelerating the translation of evidence-based science into policies for the benefit of global health. Anna Laura holds a PhD in biomedical research and a post-graduate qualification in Global Health Policy.