Laurent Huber

Executive Director, Action on Smoking & Health (ASH USA)

Laurent Huber is the Executive Director of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH USA), a US-based non-governmental organization that has supported US and international tobacco control efforts since its inception in 1967. From 2003-2015, Laurent was also the first Director of the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA), an international coalition of over 500 Non-Governmental Organizations from more than 100 countries, widely recognized for its vital role in shaping the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). For his efforts in health and international tobacco control, Laurent received the American Lung Association's C. Everett Koop Foundation Award in 2005, and under his leadership, the FCA received the prestigious Luther Terry Award in 2006, the Premio SEDET in 2008, and the WHO World No Tobacco Day Award in 2011.