Professor Peter Piot

Senior Advisor in Global Health and Education
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Overview

Peter supports SRI Executive in an advisory capacity across key assignments in search and strategy consultancy, utilising his expertise in global health and research.

Peter is Handa Professor of Global Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine of which he was the Director from 2010 to 2022. In the 1990’s he was the inaugural head of UNAIDS, and Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and President of the International Aid Society.

Peter is a Belgian- microbiologist known for his research into Ebola and AIDS. After helping discover the Ebola virus in 1976 and working to contain the first-ever recorded Ebola epidemic that same year, Piot became a pioneering researcher into AIDS.

He is the author of 16 books and over 600 scientific articles.