Prof Vivekanand Jha

Professor Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director at The George Institute for Global Health India, Chair of Global Kidney Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of London, and the President of the International Society of Nephrology.

Professor Jha has wide-ranging research interests, including understanding the health and societal impact of kidney diseases around the world and development of affordable, scalable and sustainable primary and secondary prevention tools.

He has worked with many organisations including with WHO to develop clinical practice guidelines and advocacy papers, has lectured extensively around the world, and is a prolific writer and editor.

Professor Jha also serves as an Awards Panel member for the Academy’s Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants.