Ilan Moss

Ilan Moss

Professional title Head of Media and Content

Companies & Organisations Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi)

Session Title Extreme R&D: Better treatments for neglected diseases

Ilan Moss was trained as a journalist and has over 20 years of experience communicating for United Nations agencies and non-profits in North America, Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia. He is currently the Head of Media and Content at the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi). Previously, he worked at the global health initiative Unitaid in Geneva, Switzerland. He has also worked with the US Department of State as a global health communications consultant, training reporters during the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak, and in 2017 trained over 30 provincial health directors in the Democratic Republic of Congo to better respond to disease outbreaks.


Ilan’s work has been published in Reuters, Guardian, Huffington Post, OECD Observer, Jerusalem Post, Forward, JTA, Food Republic, Miami Post, Latin Business Chronicle, True Africa, and many other news outlets and websites. He is a graduate of New York University and has a Master’s degree in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ilan Moss is a fellow of the Explorer Club.