Angus Thomson

Head, Vaccination Confidence & Coverage, Sanofi Pasteur

Angus Thomson is Head of Vaccination Confidence and Coverage in Global Public Affairs at Sanofi Pasteur based in Lyon, France. He is also Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University in Atlanta, and Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Communication Studies & Global Health Communication Center at Indiana University School of Liberal Arts. Thomson has developed a global program of research, development and implementation into adherence to vaccination and public engagement, and is currently developing and testing a Vaccine Confidence Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals. Having developed the 5As taxonomy of determinants3 of vaccination uptake, Thomson has run national multi-stakeholder projects in Europe, Africa and Latin America that aim to improve vaccination uptake. He has published over 15 peer-reviewed opinion pieces, research papers, and book chapters on vaccine confidence and coverage, and is also a regular reviewer for peer-reviewed journals such as the BMJ, Science Translational Medicine, Plos One, PIDJ and Vaccine.