Franz is a biomedical engineer dedicated to the holistic and multi-disciplinary field of global development. Having gathered experience in Africa, Europe, and Latin-America he has attained an in-depth knowledge of how to reach sustainable development worldwide.  Franz has collected considerable know-how working with Advanced Development for Africa (ADA), where he engaged on different approaches to address the Millennium Development Goals, especially those involving health in combination with Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Working in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and a number of other institutions, both within and outside of the UN system, has allowed Franz to build strong links with governments, multilateral agencies, foundations, as well as the private sector. Currently, he is working for the Clinton Health Access working with over 30 governments and other partners, focusing on large-scale impact on many of the largest barriers to effective treatment and care.