Patrice Gautier is a veterinarian and senior expert in Animal Health. In his position at GaneshAID, he is responsible for promoting the collaborative “One Health” approach for the coordinated prevention of animal impact diseases at the human-animal interface.
Patrice designs and manages projects to reinforce the prevention and control of emerging pandemic diseases of animal origin with a specific focus on reducing risks of zoonotic potential, including foodborne diseases and severe animal diseases, at their source.
Prior to joining GaneshAID, Patrice accumulated over 20 years of experience in the animal sector and has visited over 40 countries for work purposes. In his extended experience, Patrice held the position of Head of Veterinarians Without Borders (NGO), then worked with several international agencies during the Avian Influenza epidemic. In addition, Patrice has been working as a senior expert at the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and has been involved in the evaluation of national veterinary services (the OIE PVS pathway).