Elisabetta Minelli works with the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2005 as partnership officer with the Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (2005-2009), the Stop TB Partnership (2009-2014) and the Global Health Cluster (2015-present). Before joining the WHO, she worked as liaison officer of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine in Milan for the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Regional Government of Lombardy and the WHO. She holds a degree in Political Science with specialization in International Relations, a Master's in Management of Development and an accreditation with the Partnership Brokers' Accreditation Scheme. She likes reading, travelling and running. She is married and mother of three kids.