GHC is led by President & Executive Director Christine Sow and a dedicated staff, based out of Washington, DC.
President & Executive Director
Dr. Christine Sow is the President and Executive Director of the Global Health Council, the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide. With more than 20 years of global health leadership experience, she has led numerous initiatives to strengthen health systems and increase access to life-saving drugs and services. Over the span of her career, Dr. Sow has worked for non-profit, academic, bilateral and multilateral agencies and spent more than 15 years in West Africa with organizations including UNICEF and USAID. Dr. Sow is actively engaged in numerous global and national policy and partnership forums including the World Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Group for Health, Nutrition and Population and the Global Work Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She holds a PhD in epidemiology from Tulane University and two Masters Degrees from the University of Michigan.
Board of Directors
Under the leadership of Dr. Jonathan Quick, the Board members represent the nonprofit, private, and public health sectors, and have years of experience in advocacy, communications, finance, public health, and international development.
In 2014, GHC held a nomination process to elect new Board members for 2015. Currently, GHC has 18 Board members (see below).