Marco Angelo

Wemos, the Netherlands

Marco is part of Wemos’ Finance for Health team. As a global health advocate, he focuses on the role of private health insurance for reaching Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and on the impact of economic conditionality on health. Marco studied Medicine & Surgery at the University of Pavia, Italy. Before joining the global health field, he gained experience as a medical doctor working for various cooperatives, Public-Private Partnerships and NGOs. After having worked as a medical doctor, he studied Global Health at Maastricht University, where he also worked as a researcher after graduation. Marco has also been an exchange student in Thailand and Portugal, worked as a doctor in Italy and Uganda, and has conducted academic research in the Netherlands and Brazil. Across all these experiences, he discovered the value of mutual learning from cross-cultural and multidisciplinary teams, and the importance of global health advocacy.