Delon Human

Delon Human is president of Health Diplomats, a global health consulting group specializing in harm reduction and access to care. At GTNF 2018, he will moderate a panel providing insights on tobacco harm reduction successes, notably in Japan.

Previously, Human served as secretary-general and CEO of the World Medical Association, secretary-general of the International Food and Beverage Alliance, director of the African Harm Reduction Alliance, and adviser to the World Health Organization director-general and the U.N. secretary-general.

In the field of tobacco harm reduction, he is a published author, international lecturer and health care consultant. Human has become a vocal advocate for a change in public health thinking, fromthe abstinence-only approach to a more pragmatic and expanded use of nicotine-delivery systems as a substitute or cessation tool for smoking. He authored the book Wise Nicotine.

Human holds qualifications in medicine, child health and business studies.