Project Manager, The Novartis Foundation
Johannes Boch is a Project Manager at the Novartis Foundation, responsible for
coordinating activities in Brazil for a multi-stakeholder platform that is addressing
hypertension in urban settings in low- and middle- income countries. In this
function, Johannes is initiating public-private partnerships with a focus on private
sector capabilities and entrepreneurial initiatives.
Additionally, Johannes supports healthcare system analysis and consultations for
governments on developing digital strategies for noncommunicable diseases and
innovative models for healthcare delivery.
Prior to joining the Novartis Foundation in December 2016, Johannes worked at the
University of St. Gallen (HSG) Institute of Management Latin America in São Paulo,
establishing and managing consulting and research activities on impact investing
for investors and entrepreneurs, with a focus on healthcare. In addition to
assignments with the KfW banking group, Johannes worked as an independent
consultant for companies interested in creating social value while securing financial
Johannes has worked as a psychologist in different research and in-/out-patients
facilities across Europe. He holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Psychology from the
University of Fribourg (CH), as well as a B.A. in International Affairs from the
University of St. Gallen (CH).