Adrien de Chaisemartin

Adrien de Chaisemartin

Gavi, Immunization Partners, and Special Initiatives

Adrien is the Deputy Director for Gavi, Immunization Partners, and Special Initiatives at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Adrien joined the Foundation in August 2021 where he initially led the work on Covid vaccine supply during the Covid Pandemic. 

Previous to joining the Foundation, Adrien was serving as the Director for Strategy Funding & Performance at Gavi, where he coordinated the design of Gavi 4.0 and 5.0 strategies and led the transformation of Gavi’s engagement model with partner institutions.  

Before joining Gavi in 2011, Adrien worked at McKinsey & Company in Johannesburg, South Africa. For 6 years he worked on public health projects, including on MNCH strategies in Ethiopia, HIV in Botswana, climate change and health in Tanzania and other economic development projects in Kenya and South Africa.

Adrien holds a Master of Science from Ecole Polytechnique, France, a Master of Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, and a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.

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