Global Health Council Announces the Appointment of Four New Board Members

February 10, 2023

These diverse new directors will bring important skills to the Board of Directors.

Washington, D.C., February 10, 2023 – Global Health Council announced today the appointment of four new board members. This brings the number of board members to sixteen.

Joining the Board of Directors this year are:

Richard Dzikunu, Action Learning Groups Lead, YIELD Hub, Rutgers International, a UN award-winning youth activist with a track record for influencing adolescent health policy, proven strategic communications, grassroots mobilization, and advocacy skills. Richard brings over eight years of community, national, and international working experience. He is passionate about working with funders, advocates, researchers, and implementers to systematically integrate youth participation practices in their funding, monitoring, and evaluation mechanisms. 

Laura Herman, Partner, Dalberg Advisors, Laura is a partner in Dalberg’s New York office with over 20 years of experience in global health. She has worked with organizations across the social sector spectrum – corporations, private foundations, multilaterals, and NGOs on issues ranging from strategy, stakeholder engagement, new market entry, advocacy, organizational effectiveness, and collaborative approaches to social change. Her work has included in-country research in dozens of countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. 

Kevin Lamb, Partner, WilmerHale, Kevin’s practice focuses on regulatory and complex commercial litigation and appellate matters. He has handled matters before the U.S. Supreme Court, state supreme courts, federal courts of appeals, and federal district courts in a wide variety of substantive areas, including administrative and constitutional law, antitrust, ERISA, the False Claims Act, insurance law, health care law, intellectual property, and Native American Law.

Algene Sajery, Founder and CEO, Catalyst Global Strategies, Algene is a seasoned foreign policy strategist with over 20 years of legislative and political affairs experience in the U.S. Congress, as a presidential political appointee, and the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Algene is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Global Strategies, LLC. A native of Liberia, who came to the U.S. at age three as a political asylee, Algene launched Catalyst in 2020 to help advance, fund, and scale policies and initiatives that improve the lives and livelihoods of people in the developing world. 

“The directors and I are delighted to welcome these four outstanding leaders as new colleagues on the Global Health Council Board,” said Amy Boldosser-Boesch, Chair of the Nominating Committee. “They bring a wealth of global health experience, and their expertise in policy, advocacy, governance, and strategy will be extremely valuable as we continue to support achieving GHC’s mission.”

Full biographies of these new and existing board members can be found on the GHC website.


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Global Health Council is the leading membership organization devoted to advancing global health priorities by uniting advocates, implementers, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Using the power of our community’s collective voice, we work across disease areas to drive sustainable funding and equitable policies that improve global health and well-being for all.

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