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Our Global Policy & Advocacy leadership team oversees the foundation’s work to partner with U.S. and international public policy experts that are critical to the success of the foundation’s mission.

Mark Suzman

President,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Mark Suzman 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.

Girindre Beeharry

Director India Country Office

Girindre Beeharry oversees the foundation's objectives and partnerships in India.

Joe Cerrell

Managing Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

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.

Michael Deich

Director,
US Program and Canada Program

Michael Deich leads a team that works with governments and other key partners in the United States, Canada, and Asia-Pacific region.

Adam Gerstenmier

Chief of Staff,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Adam Gerstenmier provides support and counsel to the president across the division’s efforts to build strategic relationships.

Anja Langenbucher

Interim Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Anja Langenbucher, interim director, European Office, manages the foundation’s policy, advocacy, and government relations activities in Europe.

Gabrielle Fitzgerald

Director Program Advocacy,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Gabrielle Fitzgerald designs and leads the implementation of advocacy strategies to advance the foundation’s global priorities.

Oliver Babson

Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Oliver Babson, director, Strategy, Planning & Management, supports the foundation’s Global Policy & Advocacy division.

Gargee Ghosh

Director Development Policy & Finance,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Gargee Ghosh leads the foundation’s analysis on and engagement with the international development financing system.

Kim Hamilton

Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Kimberly Hamilton oversees strategy, planning and management for the Global Policy and Advocacy team and directs the foundation’s Charitable Sector Support Program.

Geoffrey Lamb

Chief Economic and Policy Advisor,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Geoffrey Lamb supports replenishment negotiations, interactions with high-level policy bodies, and relationship-building with economic leaders in developing countries.

Laurie Lee

Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Laurie Lee leads the foundation’s team working on policy, advocacy, and government relations in Africa.

Ray Yip

Director,
Global Policy & Advocacy

Ray Yip represents the foundation in Asia.

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