Chairman of the Board – iM4TB
Prof. Stewart T. Cole is a Full Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he is Director of the Global Health Institute. He was previously acting President, Senior Vice President and Scientific Director of the Institut Pasteur in Paris. He has 30 years experience of scientific research in the field of TB, and also considerable senior managerial experience.
As the Scientific Coordinator of three successful large-scale EC Framework projects (X-TB in FP5, NM4TB in FP6 and MM4TB in FP7) he has a track record of bilateral cooperation with a variety of academic institutions, SMEs and pharmaceutical companies.
Prof. Cole is Fellow of the Royal Society in London, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in France, an EMBO member and a recipient of many other honours including the Kochon Prize, which is awarded to persons, institutions, or organisations that have made a highly significant contribution to combating tuberculosis.