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Robert Terry

Geneva Manager, Research Policy - TDR / World Health Organisation

Robert Terry has more than 20 years experience in strategy development and implementation. He has specialized knowledge in natural resources, development, health and research policy in low- and high-income countries for governmental, non-governmental, philanthropic and UN organizations.

Robert joined the World Health Organization in 2007 and led on the development and implementation of the Organization’s strategy on Research for Health which led to the development of the first open access policy for a UN agency. Prior to WHO he was senior policy advisor at Wellcome Trust where he the developed Wellcome’s first open access policy and the subsequent establishment of Europe PubMed Central.