About Manan Shah
Manan Shah is currently the Vice President of Global Health Equity & Policy Partnerships at Bristol Myers Squibb. He has over 15 years of US and international health policy, equity, advocacy, public affairs, and communications experience in the pharmaceutical sector. Prior to BMS, Manan was most recently Vice President, and Head of Global Public Affairs for LEO Pharma Before that, Manan was at Biogen and also spent a decade at Novo Nordisk where he first worked in US State government affairs and advocacy, prior to leading the emerging markets region public affairs, based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Manan currently serves on the Board of Directors of New York BIO, a trade association dedicated to advancing life science research and commercialization in New York. He is also currently an adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Health at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and lecturer in the School of Public and Global Affairs. He has designed and currently teaches numerous courses including Social & Economic Determinants of Health, Politics & Public Health, Issues in Global Health and Mental Health Advocacy.
Manan received his MBA from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, and Master of Public Affairs & Politics from Rutgers University. He did his undergraduate studies at American University