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Senior Associate
Patricio Marquez

Departmental Affiliations

Health Systems
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Health Policy and Management
Patricio V. Marquez, originally from Cuenca, Ecuador, is a former World Bank Group (WBG) Lead Public Health Specialist. He retired in August 2019 after 32 years of service after working in over 80 countries across the world, and since 2014 leading the Global Tobacco Taxation Program and the Global Mental Health Initiative. In March 2020, he returned to the WBG as Consultant to support the preparation and implementation of the US$6 billion COVID-19 Global Emergency Response Program in the health sector and the implementation of the US$12 billion Additional Financing for Vaccines and Vaccination across the world, as well as the Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for the institution.

He is a Senior Associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and serves as a Pledge Champion at the Tobacco Free Portfolios Foundation. In November 2021, he was elected to serve as a governing member of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands. He is a member of the External Advisory Board of the University of Washington Global Mental Health Program and citiesRISE, a global platform committed to transforming the state of mental health policy and practice in cities and beyond.