Mego Terzian, President, MSF France (Co-opted member)
Dr. Mego Terzian was recently elected as the President of MSF in France. Born in Lebanon, he earned his medical degree in pediatrics from Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia in 1999. While still in medical school, he worked as a translator for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Nagorno-Karabakh, and from 1999-2002, he worked for as an MSF field doctor in Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Iran and the Democratic Republic. In 2003, he became an emergency coordinator for MSF projects in Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, Pakistan, Central African Republic, Jordan, as well as other countries. From 2007 until being elected President, he served first as Deputy and then as Director of MSF’s Emergency Programming at MSF in France.