Eric de Roodenbeke
CEO of the International Hospital Federation
Eric de Roodenbeke is the CEO of the International Hospital Federation, a not for profit, non-governmental membership organization. Its members are worldwide hospitals and healthcare organizations having a distinct relationship with the provision of healthcare.
Prior to joining the IHF, between July 2007 and May 2008, Mr. de Roodenbeke was Senior Health Specialist at the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) during which time he was involved in support country action programs to develop a response to the HRH crisis; development of strategies for regional networks in support of HRH development and was the focal point for follow-up actions in Francophone countries.
He was Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank (AFTH2 & WBI) from 2004 to 2006 in which time he was Team leader (TL) for various health intervention, educational, management and capacity building programs mostly in Africa.
He holds a Ph.D. in health economics – University of Paris 1, Sorbonne (France); a Hospital Administration Diploma from ENSP Rennes (France); and a Diploma in Public Health from the University of Nancy (France).