Damiano de Felice

Director of Strategy

Access to Medicine Foundation


Damiano de Felice is Director of Strategy and Member of the Management Team at the Access to Medicine Foundation. He leads the strategy of the organisation, focuses on enhancing its impact, manages the relationship with governments and investors, is responsible for fundraising and oversees finances. Damiano is an expert in the relationship between business, human rights and development, and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Human Rights. Damiano holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and two Master’s degrees in Political Science and International Relations (from the University of Pisa and the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies respectively). During his career, Damiano has advised international organizations, companies, governments and NGOs, and published several papers on human rights and development issues. To stimulate positive change within the pharmaceutical industry, Damiano often speaks publicly on access-to-medicine matters on platforms hosted by international, governmental and non-governmental organizations, including the UN and WHO.

1 FEB, 2018 14:30-16-30 hrs. PS1.3 Safeguarding Medicines in the Era of AMR: What Do We Know? What Works?