The management of the company is the responsibility of the Board Directors who are elected by the Members under the terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association. Board Directors serve for a maximum six year term and bring to GALVmed a wide range of expertise and knowledge from a wide range of organisations in: industry, public sector and non-governmental.
The Board is supported by five committees to whom some aspects of day to day accountability and governance are delegated. The committees are: Technical Scientific; Market Development & Access; Policy & External Affairs; Finance & Audit; and HR. Each committee has its own terms of reference and membership.
GALVmed’s strategy for achievement of its charitable objectives is proposed to and approved by the Board Directors and endorsed by the Members at the Annual General Meeting.
The Members of GALVmed are the subscribers to the Memorandum of Association. The Members’ role is to ensure that the Board Directors are running the charity in a transparent and effective manner. Members exercise their role through participation at meetings.
Members are from a wide range of public bodies, private institutions including pharmaceutical companies and non-governmental organisations.
Observers from key donors and partners are invited to attend GALVmed board meetings.