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Dr Isabelle Dieuzy-Labaye

Board Chair

Dr Isabelle Dieuzy-Labaye joined the Board of GALVmed in 2018 and has been the Board Chair since September 2022. She led the Board’s Commercial Development Advisory Committee from 2019 to 2022.

Isabelle has over 30 years of international experience in the animal health market and in the life sciences and innovation sectors. She is Director and Co-Founder of IDEL Partners, an advisory firm based in Paris.

Until 2022, Isabelle was Senior Advisor at the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH). With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she developed governance, knowledge and led the emergence of public-private partnerships, towards stronger, more efficient veterinary services worldwide.

Prior to her appointment at the WOAH in November 2016, Isabelle spent over 20 years at Pfizer Animal Health, then Zoetis, the leading animal health company worldwide, where she held various leadership positions in Technical Services, Marketing and Strategic Alliances, both at the Headquarters in New York and at country/operational level. In these roles, she started and led multiple innovation initiatives and managed numerous collaborations with various partners at the public-private interface, including large academic research entities, government institutions, start-up companies, foundations and charities, driving scientific and developmental projects towards outcome and impact.

Since 2017, Isabelle has been a Board member at Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, a globally recognized education and research institution in veterinary sciences. In 2021, she was asked by the Tripartite of WHO, WOAH and FAO to join the global Steering Committee of the United Against Rabies Forum, an inclusive network of public and private sector organisations, experts, development partners and civil society, committed to working together to end human deaths from dog-mediated rabies.

Isabelle holds a DVM from Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort and obtained her MBA at INSEAD.

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