A lawyer by training, Mr. Marmora has worked in several international organizations. For 7 years, he led health systems transformation projects in beneficiary countries at the World Bank.

In October 2014, Lelio Marmora was elected Executive Director of Unitaid, a position he held until March 2020.

Previously, during his 8 years at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, he served as Head of the Latin America and Caribbean Department and then as Director for Africa and the Middle East.

He has also worked for UNDP, UNESCO and the Inter-American Development Bank.

Mr. Marmora is a member of several boards of directors in the public and private sectors.