Arielle Cavaliero

Global Business Director, Leprosy, Novartis

Arielle Cavaliero has dedicated five years at the Novartis Foundation to Leprosy. She led the coordination of the Leprosy Post Exposure Prophylaxis (LPEP) program. Working in close collaboration with the leprosy control programs of eight countries and their implementation partners, Arielle provided strategic leadership and technical direction for various aspects of this large and multifaceted international program.

Prior to joining the Novartis Foundation in 2012, Arielle gained experience working at the World Health Organization in Beijing and in Geneva, respectively. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Business from Brandeis University and studied in Argentina on Human Rights and Social Movements at the University of Buenos Aires.

Arielle holds a Master of Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with a concentration in low and middle-income settings.