GARDP North America appoints new Executive Director


26 Aug 2022

GARDP North America (GARDP NA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Betts as its new Executive Director.

In his new role as Executive Director of GARDP NA, Mr Betts will build the presence and profile of GARDP NA in tackling antibiotic resistance, one of the biggest health threats in North America and globally.

“I am thrilled to be joining a young, vibrant, impactful, and fast-growing organization like GARDP North America,” said Andy Betts. “The potential to make vast strides of progress at a pivotal time of need and with much global attention is very exciting.”

Mr Betts will be responsible for managing the operations of GARDP NA, which was founded in 2021 to accelerate the development and availability of much-needed antibiotic treatments. In May 2022, GARDP NA received 501(c)(3) status as a public charity from the US Internal Revenue Service.

Read the full announcement on GARDP North America