Prof. Ian Matthias Sanne is a native South African and HIV Clinical Researcher who recently was elected as International Vice-Chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. His research focuses on providing observational and prospective research to inform prevention and treatment strategies in HIV and TB in resource poor settings, with scientific contributions to the optimization of treatment strategies, improved diagnostics and public health interventions for HIV and Tuberculosis leading to over 100 publications. At the intersection of clinical care and clinical trial administration, will offer his expertise from his experience as the founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of Right to Care, a large PEPFAR and Global Fund supported non-profit organization. He has served in a number of leadership roles, both in research and implementation of clinical treatment services. Since 2003, he led the Wits HIV Research Group as CTU Principal Investigator.