Our Board

Frédéric Oudéa

President, Foundation S

Paul Hudson

Member of the Board, Foundation S

Josep Catllà

Secretary General of the Board, Foundation S

The Foundation S Team

Vanina Laurent-Ledru

Director General of Foundation S

Vanina is a leading voice on public/private/philanthropic partnerships, climate change and health, and health equity. She is a passionate advocate for the importance of health for stability, security and reducing inequality.

Daouda Diouf

Head of Climate Action and Health Resilience

Daouda is involved in supporting vulnerable populations to adapt and build resilience against the health impact of climate change.

Maryam Hassimi

Head of Strategic Initiatives and Operations

Maryam is the Head of Strategic Initiatives & Operations at Foundation S. Committed to serving patients and underserved populations globally, Maryam joined Sanofi in 2012 leading different roles across public affairs and global health policy.

Aurélien Hubert

Head of Humanitarian Aid & Medicine Donations

Aurelien is the Head of Humanitarian Aid & Medicine Donations. To this end, he works both with internal partners and in tandem with external partners to ensure vulnerable and/or displaced populations have access to medicines and vaccines. Aurélien is also our Head of Finance.

Isabelle Villadary

Head of Childhood Cancer

Isabelle Villadary is passionately committed to ensuring that the patient is at the center of the healthcare system.

Philippe Neau

Head of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Philippe is Head of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) at Foundation S. Passionate about providing innovative therapies to vulnerable communities, he drives Foundation S’ NTD Program strategy which focuses specifically on eliminating Sleeping Sickness by 2030, a lofty challenge set by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) NTD roadmap.

Céline Beauchard

Project Leader, Sleeping Sickness

Céline Beauchard joined Foundation S on 1 October 2023.
Since 2018, Céline has worked with internal and external experts to ensure the success of Sanofi’s Sleeping Sickness Clinical Program with the aim of supporting the global WHO ambition of eliminating the disease by 2030.

Past President

Serge Weinberg

Past President of Foundation S