Tore Laerdal, MSc

Chairman and CEO of Laerdal Medical

Executive Chairman of Laerdal Global Health

Executive Director of Laerdal Foundation

Laerdal Medical is the globally leading supplier of patient simulators and an alliance partner with the National League of Nursing to improve patient care and safety. In recent years he has focused on For this purpose of  helping reduce maternal and newborn mortality in low resource settings, Laerdal Global Health has partnered with USAID, NIH, Save the Children, the American Academy of Pediatrics and others in the Helping Babies Breathe alliance and the Survive & Thrive alliance.

Mr. Laerdal serves as Chairman of the Board of two external research foundations in Norway. He holds an MSc degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. He is an honorary member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the European Patient Simulation organization SESAM, and an Oslo Business for Peace Honoree 2016.