Peter Ghys, Director a.i., Strategic Information and Evaluation, UNAIDS

Peter Ghys is the interim director of the UNAIDS Strategic Information and Evaluation Department. He also holds the post of Chief, Strategic Information and Monitoring Division.

The Division’s main functions include the analysis of levels and trends in the AIDS epidemic, and the monitoring and reporting of progress in the global AIDS response.

Dr Ghys has been with UNAIDS since 1999, working in a number of capacities focused on the analysis of the global AIDS epidemic

From 1992 until 1999, he directed the Sexually Transmitted Diseases section of Project RETRO-CI in Côte d’Ivoire.

A physician and epidemiologist, Dr Ghys is a graduate of universities in the UK and Belgium. He also holds a doctorate in medical sciences from the University of Antwerp.