Peter Drobac, MD, MPH

Advisor; Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery

A global health physician and social entrepreneur, Dr. Peter Drobac is the Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. The Skoll Centre promotes social innovation by developing talent, promoting actionable insight through research, and catalyzing deep exchanges with a global community of innovators.

Prior to joining the Skoll Centre, Dr. Drobac was a co-founder and first Executive Director of UGHE. For over a decade, Dr. Drobac played a key role in the transformation of Rwanda’s health system, which has delivered unprecedented gains in population health and poverty reduction. From 2009-2014, Dr. Drobac served as the Executive Director of Partners In Health in Rwanda, where he established community-based health system incubators that developed and scaled care delivery innovations from infectious diseases to cancer.

Dr. Drobac’s academic interests include implementation science and the development of high-performing health systems. As an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, he taught global health and clinical infectious disease. He holds a Master of Public Health from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, and a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin.