• Board Committees

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  • Committees support the development of key policies, oversee specific activities and are comprised of Board members, alternates, and in some instances delegates with expertise in critical areas


    The Board is the supreme governing body of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Certain functions are reserved to the Board, including the setting of policies and strategies for Gavi, and amending its by-laws and other internal guidelines and procedures necessary for the administration and management of the Vaccine Alliance.

    The Board delegates certain activities and areas of work to five standing Board committees and one Advisory committee, staffed by Board members, alternates, and in certain instances independent experts or partner representatives:

  • Executive Committee

    Dagfinn Høybråten

    Chair: Dagfinn Høybråten
    The Gavi Board Executive Committee makes critical, time-sensitive decisions to allow the Vaccine Alliance to function in-between Board meetings.

  • Programme and Policy Committee

    Richard Sezibera

    Chair: Richard Sezibera
    The Programme and Policy Committee is the main advisory body to the board on all Gavi programme areas. Members include high-level technical experts from partner organisations and constituencies.
     

  • Governance Committee

    Geeta Roa Gupta

    Chair: Geeta Rao Gupta
    The Governance Committee is responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of Gavi's governance structure.

  • Investment Committee

    George W Wellde Jr

    Chair: George W. Wellde Jr.
    The Investment Committee Oversees investment policies and objectives, asset allocations and portfolio construction.

  • Audit and Finance Committee

    Wayne Berson

    Chair: Wayne Berson
    The Audit and Finance Committee provides guidance in corporate accounting, reporting practices, and the quality and integrity of the financial reports.

  • Evaluation Advisory Committee

    Sania Nishtar

    Chair: Sania Nishtar
    The Evaluation Advisory Committee oversees organisation and programme evaluation. Primarily independent evaluation experts.

  • 5 -> 13

    2001: 5 vaccine suppliers to Gavi (one in a middle-income country) | 2013: 13 vaccine suppliers to Gavi (six based in middle-income countries) 

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