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Our Global Heath Program leadership team oversees the foundation's work to improve health conditions in developing countries. You can learn more about the advisory committee.

Trevor Mundel

President,
Global Health

Dr. Trevor Mundel leads the foundation’s efforts in research and development of health solutions, including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics.

Kim Bush

Director,
Global Health

Kim C. Bush leads the foundation’s efforts to broaden and deepen engagement and partnership initiatives with healthcare industry sectors.

Liz Clyma

Program Chief Financial Officer

Liz leads the strategic financial planning for the Global Health program.

Emilio Emini

Director,
Global Health

Emilio A. Emini, Ph.D., is the director of the HIV program.

William Foege

Senior Fellow,
Global Health

Dr. William Foege advises the foundation on strategies that could be usefully pursued in global health.

Sindura Ganapathi

Chief of Staff,
Global Health

Sindura is Chief of Staff to the President of Global Health

Dan Hartman

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Dan Hartman leads a team that provides technical expertise in drug and diagnostic development.

Penny Heaton

Director,
Global Health

Penny Heaton is director of Vaccine Development within the Global Health Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Toni Hoover

Director,
Global Health

Dr. Toni Hoover works on strategic planning and organizational development to advance the foundation’s principles.

Gilla Kaplan

Director,
Global Health

Gilla Kaplan, director, Tuberculosis, leads the team that works to accelerate the reduction of TB incidence globally.

Keith Klugman

Director,
Global Health

Keith Klugman, director for pneumonia, leads the foundation’s work to improve the development and delivery of pneumonia vaccines and expand the use of antibiotic treatments and diagnostic tools.

Bruno Moonen

Deputy Director,
Global Health

Bruno Moonen, deputy director for Malaria, supports the foundation’s strategy and efforts to eradicate malaria.

Mike Poole

Director,
Global Health

Mike Poole is responsible for coordinating and evaluating new investment opportunities in R&D technologies, and oversees Global Health leadership engagements and strategic operations.

Anita Zaidi

Director,
Global Health

Anita Zaidi leads a team focused on eliminating diarrheal diseases mortality & significantly reducing the adverse consequences of diarrheal and enteric infections on children’s health in low & middle-income countries.

Scientific Advisory Committee

Our Global Health Program advisory committee is comprised of a group of esteemed experts from outside of the foundation who offer a wide range of experiences and perspectives. This group plays an important role in strengthening our work by offering independent assessments of our strategies and helping us evaluate results.

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