Ricardo Baptista Leite is the Chief Executive Officer for I-DAIR. Ricardo Baptista Leite is a medical doctor and former 4-term Member of the Portuguese Parliament, where he sat on the Health and Foreign Affairs Committees. Dr. Baptista Leite is the Founder and President of the ‘UNITE Parliamentarians for Global Health’, a global platform of current and former members of Parliaments, Congresses and Senates, currently present in +97 countries. His previous academic roles include having been the Head of Public Health at the Institute of Health Sciences at the Catolica University of Portugal.