Meet our team

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MARTIN EDLUND
Executive Director
Health Finance Coalition

Martin is the Executive Director of the Health Finance Coalition and Chief Executive Officer of Malaria No More (MNM), where he leads strategies to mobilize global resources from donor governments, DFIs, foundations, and private investors for health innovations and impact in Africa and India. He is a graduate of Harvard University.

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OLIVER SABOT
Sr. Advisor
MCJ Amelior Foundation

Oliver is a serial social entrepreneur and experienced executive currently serving as Senior Advisor at the MCJ Amelior Foundation. In this role, he supports a range of CEOs and entrepreneurs to rapidly grow their organizations. Sabot earlier served as the Exec. Vice President for Global Programs at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).

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AMB. JOHN SIMON
Managing Partner
Total Impact Capital

Amb. Simon is a Founder and Managing Partner of Total Impact Capital, an impact investing firm and served as Vice Chair of the Global Fund. Previously, Amb. Simon held several posts in the U.S. federal government, including U.S. Ambassador to the African Union and the Executive Vice President of OPIC. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a Master’s Degree from Harvard University.

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ALEX HONJIYO
Program Manager
Health Finance Coalition

Alex is the Program Manager of the Health Finance Coalition, hosted by Malaria No More. Prior to joining MNM, he helped launch the social impact bond team at the Inter-American Development Bank. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgetown University.

Colleen Connel

COLLEEN CONNELL
Sr. Consultant for Deal Construction
Health Finance Coalition

Colleen Connell is a Sr. Consultant for Deal Construction. From 2018-2020, Colleen was the Chief Markets Officer, then Sr. Advisor for Business Development and Investments at MedAccess, where she helped design and build an investment pipeline and stand-up the organization. She also worked for more than 11 years with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Colleen holds a B.S. from Fordham University and an MBA from Yale University.

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AfricInvest
AFRICINVEST

AfricInvest is a leading private equity, private debt, and impact investment firm Africa, founded in 1994 and based in Tunis, Tunisia. With 27 years of consistent performance and unparalleled coverage of Africa, AfricInvest has invested in 175 companies, with +100 exits, across 28 African countries.

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SAMIA GHORBEL
Senior Partner
Transform Health Fund, AfricInvest

Samia Ghorbel is a Sr. Partner at AfricInvest. She is a Chartered Accountant, and previously Senior Auditor with KPMG. She joined AfricInvest Group in 2008. Samia has a strong experience in private equity investment in Africa. She is actively involved in various roles: Fundraising, setting up and incorporation of funds, middle office and relationship with investors, administrative management of the funds, private investments, deal negotiation and structuring, due diligence, investments follow up, and exit process.

COALITION HOST AND COORDINATOR

 

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STEERING GROUP PARTNERS

Alex Siegel@2x

ALEX SIEGEL
Investment Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


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Mike Muldoon@2x

MIKE MULDOON
Managing Director
Innovative Finance
The Rockefeller Foundation


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Sneha@2x

SHEHA KANNEGANTI
Private Sector Lead
The Global Financing Facility at The World Bank


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John Fairhurst@2x

JOHN FAIRHURST
Head of Private Sector Engagement
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria


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Suprotik Basu@2x

SUPROTIK BASU
Senior Advisor
Wesray Social Investments

Peter Singer@2x

PETER SINGER
Special Advisor to the
Director General
World Health Organization


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Ben Pyne@2x

BEN PYNE
Principal, Portfolio & Investments
Skoll Foundation


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JAN-WILLEM SCHEIJGROND

JAN-WILLEM SCHEIJGROND
Global Head of Government and Public Affairs
Royal Philips


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