Paul Sommerfeld is Chair of TB Europe Coalition, active across Europe and Central Asia since 2009. Using his early career skills in facilitation and organisation development, he is also a lead trainer for TBEC, facilitating numerous TB advocacy workshops across the region.
He is also Executive Trustee of TB Alert, a UK-based NGO with programmes in Africa, India and the UK.
Paul has been involved in global health action for over 30 years – first leprosy, then TB, and also influenza; with a focus on advocacy and community engagement.
He has held a series of UK public appointments – as Chair of a National Health Service operational Trust responsible for mental health services in a large part of West London, and as a lay member in organisations responsible for the professional regulation of judges, barristers, osteopaths, and pharmacists.
7 May 2021 CLOSING SESSION: Integrating disease areas and settings: Panellist