Joe Cerrell, managing director, Global Policy & Advocacy, leads a team that helps build strategic relationships with governments, NGOs and other key partners to increase awareness, action, and resources devoted to global development and health priorities.
Since joining the foundation in 2001, Joe has held a number of positions, including director of Global Health Policy & Advocacy where he oversaw the foundation's global health communications, public policy, and international finance activities.
Prior to joining the foundation in 2001, he served in a variety of senior roles in government and strategy consulting practices, including positions in the Clinton White House under former Vice President Al Gore and at APCO Worldwide. Joe currently serves on the board of directors for the ONE Campaign and Comic Relief. He received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Southern California.