Leen Jille, MPH, Pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management expert
Leen is a public health specialist with a focus on health systems, policy, global health and procurement and supply management, with more than 15 years of relevant work experience.
He has a broad range of expertise in strategic analysis, results and performance assessments, and different evaluation methods.
Leen worked in more than 25 countries in the Global South and lived in Nicaragua, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ukraine and Mozambique.
On behalf of hera, he has led several projects for bilateral and multilateral agencies, Global Health Initiatives and NGOs.
Leen joined hera as a partner in 2014. He was a Board member since 2018 and Board Chair from 2019 until early 2021 when he was elected hera’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
He is deeply embedded in hera’s culture, and as CEO, he is responsible for planning, implementing and integrating hera’s strategic direction.
Leen holds a master’s degree in public health (orientation Health Systems Management and Policy) from the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine and a Certificate in Global Health Diplomacy from the State University of New York.
He is Dutch and fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.