Dr Johan Van Hoof_

Dr Johan Van Hoof_

Global head of infectious diseases and vaccines, Janssen

Johan Van Hoof is the global therapeutic area head for infectious diseases and vaccines at Janssen R&D, and managing director of Janssen Vaccines & Prevention. He leads research and development in vaccines at Janssen, drawing on his extensive experience with Johnson & Johnson and the broader vaccine industry.

Johan tirelessly leads his world-class team to develop transformational vaccines which will prevent, intercept, treat and cure life-threatening infectious diseases. He continues to advance Janssen’s efforts in this area, utilising cutting-edge technology and strategic collaborations to drive research and development forward.

Prior to joining the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, Johan built up more than 20 years of experience in the vaccine industry, having worked with Pasteur Mérieux Connaught, Chiron Vaccines and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals.