Shannon Shibata-GermanosFounder at Lacuna Advisors
Dr. Shannon Shibata-Germanos has over a decade of experience in political policy analysis, conflict management, and institutional development in the Middle East. She has built and led global projects across continents and regularly advised heads of state, royal families and global CEOs in complex policy development, multinational business deals and cross-border negotiations. Shannon has also spearheaded sustainable development strategies for multinationals operating in sub saharan Africa. She holds a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Neuroscience, and a PhD in Neuroscience from UCL. One of her areas of particular focus is Sustainable Development Goal 3 with a speciality in structuring strong private-public-partnership ecosystems for global public health. As an active angel investor, her thematic areas of investment are health-tech, biotech, med-tech, and personalized medicine. She sits on the international board of UNAIDS Health Innovation and The Digital Inclusion Foundation and currently lives between Geneva and London.