Stephen Moran, Ph.D., has been Global Head of Strategy for Novartis since January 1, 2017. Mr. Moran joined Novartis in January 2015 as Strategic Assistant to the CEO. Prior to that, he was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company, serving as a leader in the healthcare practice. His work there focused on health system sustainability, research and development strategy, and the economic analysis of clinical interventions across disease pathways. Mr. Moran holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Oxford, also in the UK.