HTAi is seeking candidates for the position of Latin America Policy Forum Chair (2022 – 2024)


The Latin America Policy Forum provides a key networking opportunity for those involved in the different sectors, members of the HTAi Board, and invited international experts. The meeting revolves around strategic discussions about the present state of HTA: its development and implications for health care systems, industry, patients, and other stakeholders with specific relevance to the region.

The current Latin America Policy Forum Chair’s term of office ends in November 2021; HTAi is now seeking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced successor. Successful candidates must be current HTAi members and have the trust of, and credibility among, both the international HTA agencies and health technology companies. The Latin America Policy Forum Chair is a paid position. 

Applications for the role of Chair should be submitted to the HTAi Secretariat in English, including the following details: 

  • A brief CV (no more than 2 pages) highlighting experience relevant to the Policy Forum;  
  • A letter (no more than 1 page) describing why they should be considered for the position of Chair;  
  • Statement that if selected they will: 
    • Serve as Chair for three years and have capacity for the full term to serve as Chair (note: this is, on average, one day per week per year (recognizing there are busier times), and includes international travel; those in full time employment should indicate that they have discussed with their employer who is supportive in principle
    • Shadow the activities of the current Chair (including attending team calls, PFOC meetings, the upcoming Policy Forum and any other Policy Forum related meetings)
    • Attend HTAi Board meetings upon request
    • Attend and provide updates and feedback at PFAC meetings (4 times per year)
    • Attend the relevant Policy Forum (held annually) for the length of their term
    • Name the Policy Forum member or HTAi Board member recommending them for the position (if applicable – see above)

Submissions will be reviewed by the HTAi President, Executive Director and Latin America Policy Forum Organizing Committee. Please send submissions by reply to this email no later than Friday, November 5, 2021 (EOD).

Please see the Chair recruitment procedure and HTAi Policy Forum terms of reference for more information.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the Secretariat by email ([email protected]).