Leen Jille

Leen Jille, MPH, Pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management expert

  • Leen is a public health specialist with a focus on health systems, policy, global health and procurement and supply management, with more than 15 years of relevant work experience.
  • He has a broad range of expertise in strategic analysis, results and performance assessments, and different evaluation methods.
  • Leen worked in more than 25 countries in the Global South and lived in Nicaragua, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ukraine and Mozambique.
  • On behalf of hera, he has led several projects for bilateral and multilateral agencies, Global Health Initiatives and NGOs.
  • Leen joined hera as a partner in 2014. He was a Board member since 2018 and Board Chair from 2019 until early 2021 when he was elected hera’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • He is deeply embedded in hera’s culture, and as CEO, he is responsible for planning, implementing and integrating hera’s strategic direction.
  • Leen holds a master’s degree in public health (orientation Health Systems Management and Policy) from the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine and a Certificate in Global Health Diplomacy from the State University of New York.
  • He is Dutch and fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Contact info: Leen.Jille@hera.eu