Jonas is an experienced biostatistician with 20+ years of experience in the life science field. Jonas is the Chair of ICODA Statistical Expert Group and VP of Global Health at Cytel. In addition, he also serves as an expert statistical consultant to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and as an expert evaluator to the European Commission. Prior to joining CytelJonas has had positions in industry, academia, and non-profit organizations, and his previous appointments includes; Food and Agriculture Organization (UN organization), Genentech Inc, and AstraZeneca. At AstraZeneca Jonas was the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area Statistical Expert. In that role Jonas lead and managed the department, provided input to drug development strategy and design across all phase, and was responsible for the statistical methodology.