SR. BEENA MADHAVATH, MD, is a member of the Congregation of the Ursulines of Mary Immaculate (UMI) and serves as the Deputy Director, Consultant Gynecologist and Teacher for post-graduate
medical training at Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai, India. In addition, she serves as Provincial Councilor for Medical Apostolate of Sacred Heart province of UMI Sisters and the National President of the Sister Doctors Forum of India.
NEERAJ MISTRY, MD, MSC, co-founding Partner and Medical Director at Health Business Solutions LLC, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Health at Georgetown
University. A South African national and public health physician, Dr. Mistry is experienced in global health policy and programming, having worked in developing and developed countries, the public and private sectors in clinical practice, health policy and social development.
FR. TOM NAIRN, OFM, PH.D., is Provincial Minister of the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart. He previously served as Senior Director of Theology and Ethics at the Catholic Health Association of the United States. He is a frequent presenter and lecturer about health care ethics to organizations in the U.S. and abroad. In 2014, the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Laity appointed him as the spiritual assistant to the International Catholic Committee for Nurses and Health Care Workers.
ANDREW S. NATSIOS is Executive Professor at the George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, where he also serves as Director of the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, which began a pandemic preparedness program in 2014. He is the former Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (2001-2006) and Vice President of World Vision U.S. (1993-1998).
NATASHA SUNDERJI, MPP, is Principal Director of Global Health and the Africa Lead for Accenture Development Partnerships, a unit of Accenture that works with international development organizations. She leads the global health and Africa portfolios bringing her expertise in strategic program design and cross-sector partnerships to deliver sustainable outcomes.
CARDINAL PETER KODWO APPIAH TURKSON, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Coast (Ghana). In September of 2013 Pope Francis confirmed him as head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and, in 2016, appointed him as the first Prefect of the new Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. On March 20, 2020, Pope Francis created the Vatican COVID-19 Commission and placed it under his responsibility at Dicastery. He previously served as Archbishop of Cape Coast. He was made a cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 2003.