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Our Team

Foundation Leadership

Derek Yach
President and Board Member

Tom Harding
Chief Operating Officer

Jim Lutzweiler
Vice President, Agriculture and Livelihoods

David Janazzo
Vice President, Industry Transformation and Finance

Ehsan Latif
Vice President, Grant Management and Development

Brian E. Erkkila
Vice President of Health, Science and Technology

Nicole Bradley
Vice President, Communications


Dianna Bartone
Senior Research Analyst, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Ramla Benmaamar
Director, Global Scientific Affairs

Melissa Benn
Senior Program Analyst, Agriculture and Economic Diversification Programs

Amy Curry
Chief of Staff

Charles Gardner
Director, Health Science and Technology

Chris Gray
Manager, Agriculture and Economic Diversification Programs

Rob Henning
Director, Agriculture and Economic Diversification Programs

Claire Hohlt
Director of Meetings and Global Operations

Kim Hook
Manager, Grant Database

Michael Johnson
Director of Agricultural Science, Technology, and Innovation

Rizvaan Khan
Manager, Agriculture and Economic Diversification Programs

Scott Kleinberg
Director of Partnerships, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Lourdes Liz
Director, Social and Digital Media

Heather Majewski
Vice President, Shared Value Initiatives

Candida Nakhumwa
Country Director, Malawi

Karen Newman
Senior Executive Assistant, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Michael J. Paskow
Senior Manager, Health Research, Health, Science, and Technology

Sarah Rajkumar
Director, Epidemiology, Health, Science, and Technology

Linda Ruff
Senior Manager, Finance and Internal Audit

Romita Shah
Research Manager, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Alexandra Solomon
Senior Research Analyst for Ethics and Human Rights

Saisha Srivastava
Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Matthew Waterson
Director, Operations and Financial Compliance