Mr Anatole Krattiger
Mr Anatole Krattiger
Director, Global Challenges
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Anatole Krattiger is in charge of the Global Challenges Division at WIPO working on global health, food security and climate change.

He started his career as a farmer in Switzerland and holds a PhD from Cambridge University in molecular genetics.

Previously, he worked at one of the CGIAR centers, CIMMYT, in Mexico on food security, worked with a colleague on the creation of ISAAA, a non-profit broker of agricultural biotechnology applications for developing countries with programs in a dozen countries and offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and the US, which he led as Executive Director until 2000.

More recently, he has been consulting at crossroads of development, government, science, businesses, and philanthropy and was teaching innovation management in health and agriculture at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and intellectual property management at Cornell University.

He also served as Executive to the Humanitarian Board for Golden Rice, and was editor-in-chief of the IP Handbook of Best Practices.