Dr Tachi Yamada

Venture Partner, Frazier Healthcare

Dr. Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada is a Venture Partner with Frazier Healthcare.  Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer and a Board Member of Takeda Pharmaceuticals.  Dr. Yamada has served as President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program. He has received an honorary appointment as Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE). He is currently Vice Chair of the Council of the National Academy of Medicine and serves on the Board of Directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative.