Leadership Team

Gauthier Willemse


Gauthier Willemse is a physician, public health specialist, and entrepreneur from Belgium. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from KU Leuven Medical School in 2016 and devoted four years to surgical residency. During medical residency, Gauthier cultivated a global mindset and volunteered medical expertise in different countries. These experiences sparked a deep passion for social advocacy, which led to the co-founding of Residents Abroad, an organization facilitating international opportunities for care workers. Since 2021, Gauthier has worked as the medical coordinator of the largest COVID-19 vaccination center in Belgium. Gauthier has medical experience in Belgium and Burkina Faso, Brazil, and speaks Dutch, French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and German fluently. He believes in the power of resource and skill sharing, and that multilateral medical exchanges can profoundly impact the quality and quantity of care globally. Gauthier is a Fulbright scholar and holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he focused on innovations and entrepreneurship in healthcare.