Webinar FBN International, le 2 juillet à 16h
A conversation with executives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Covid-19 response & the role of philanthropy in addressing the pandemi.
Joe Cerrell, Managing Director of Global Policy & Advocacy
Joe Cerrell, managing director, Global Policy and Advocacy, is based in the Gates Foundation’s European Office in London. In this role, Joe oversees the foundation's relationships with donor governments in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. His team seeks to expand the foundation’s partnerships with these governments, but also corporations, foundations and other non-governmental organizations, to support increased global engagement and progress on global health and agriculture. Since joining the foundation in 2001, Joe has held a number of positions, including director for Europe and Middle East and director of Global Health Policy and Advocacy. Prior to his time at the foundation, he served in a variety of senior roles in government and strategy consulting practices, including positions in the Clinton White House under former Vice President Al Gore and at APCO Worldwide. Joe currently serves on the board of directors for the ONE Campaign and Comic Relief. He received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Southern California.
Jennifer Alcorn, Deputy Director, Philanthropic Partnerships
Jennifer is the deputy director, philanthropic partnerships, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates Philanthropy Partners. She has spent more than a decade at the Gates Foundation working across its global advocacy and philanthropy portfolios.
Dr. Valerie Nkamgang Bemo, Deputy Director, Emergency Response
Valerie Nkamgang Bemo manages the foundation’s investments that support communities affected by natural disasters and complex emergencies. She has led the foundation’s initial COVID-19 response efforts in Africa and the emergency response grants that BMGF made in the first few weeks of the pandemic.Valerie has deep experience in epidemic and pandemic response efforts.