Prof. Aamer Ikram is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Institutes of Health Pakistan. Holds multiple national and international portfolios including Chair Advisory Board TEPHINET; Chair Board of Directors IFBA; member Board Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance; Executive Board IANPHI; Executive Committee Institute of Safety in Technology & Research, UK; Technical Advisory Group – Biosafety, WHO; adjunct faculty Emory University; Ex-Executive Council of International Society for Infectious Diseases; and Co-Chair Biological Sciences Committee, Higher Education Commission; and member multiple National Working Groups. Dr. Ikram has extensive experience working with International Health Regulations, Global Health Security Agenda, Integrated Disease Surveillance & Response, One-Heath, Biosafety & Biosecurity, etc. achieving new standards for the country. He has been at the forefront of multiple deliveries against the current COVID-19 scenario. Awarded FRCP by Royal College Edinburgh; FRCPath by Royal College of Pathologists London; and Fellowship in Public Health from Royal Colleges UK. He is a Fellow of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. Attained Registered Biosafety Professional (RBP) from the American Biological Safety Association, Biosafety Professional from the Institute of Safety in Technology & Research. Actively engaged in academics and research.