Julian Fleet has experience and training in public health and law. He began his career in community-based health planning in Boston and then served for three years as health planning adviser in the Ministry of Health, Government of Swaziland. After practicing law in the Boston firm of Palmer & Dodge, Julian joined the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) where he held various field and headquarters posts including staff assistant in the Executive Office of the High Commissioner; Deputy Representative and head of the legal section, Washington, D.C.; legal officer, Es Showak, Sudan; and emergency team officer in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since joining UNAIDS in 1998, Julian has served as senior adviser for human rights, law and ethics, senior policy adviser in the Office of the Executive Director, and in his present position as senior adviser, care and public policy. He was awarded the degrees of J.D., Northeastern University Law School; M.S. in Public Health, University of Massachusetts; and A.B., The Johns Hopkins University.