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Pamela Anderson

Director,
Global Development

Pamela Anderson leads the team that works to reduce hunger and poverty for millions of farming families in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by increasing agricultural productivity in a sustainable way.

David Bergvinson

Deputy Director,
Global Development

David Bergvinson leads the Digital Design initiative to harness the power of digital technologies in support of sustainable productivity growth for farming families.

Rob Horsch

Deputy Director,
Global Development

Rob Horsch leads the Research and Development team which manages a portfolio of grants to develop more productive and nutritious versions of key staple crops.

Elisa Mandell Keller

Deputy Director,
Global Development

Elisa Keller manages the team’s work in strategic planning, budgeting, operational coordination, measurement, learning, and evaluation.

Cheryl Scott

Senior Advisor,
Global Development

Cheryl Scott, senior advisor, provides strategy counsel and support to the Global Development Program in its work to ensure that vaccines and other health solutions reach the people who need them the most.

Roy Steiner

Deputy Director,
Global Development

Roy Steiner, deputy director, Agriculture, leads strategic partnerships focused on developing the foundation’s relationship with China, Brazil, and other major partners.

Sam Thevasagayam

Deputy Director,
Global Development

Samuel Thevasagayam, interim deputy director leads the Livestock initiative within Agriculture Development. He oversees implementation of foundation’s strategy in animal health, livestock genetics and livestock production & markets

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