Yann Ferrisse joined GARDP in January 2018, initially as a Business Development and Analysis Leader. Since October 2022, he has held the position of Business Development & Partner Engagement Director a.i. In this role, he manages all interactions with private partners to enrich GARDP’s portfolio and ensure product delivery at national/regional level.
Prior to joining GARDP, Yann was Managing Director of an innovation consulting firm, focused on exploring and developing uncharted territory. He was responsible for setting up country offices in Europe and Asia (Singapore – the company’s first office in Asia and the hub of their APAC activities).
Alongside his principal role in business development, Yann has been instrumental in the creation of SECURE, an initiative to expand access to essential antibiotics, in close collaboration with WHO and with strategic input from CHAI and UNICEF.
Between 2010 and 2015, Yann was invited to join the Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France, where he acted as French Foreign Trade Advisor.