Its responsibilities include:

  • mobilising resources to fund programmes;
  • coordinating programme approvals and disbursements;
  • developing policy and implementing strategic initiatives;
  • monitoring and evaluation;
  • legal and financial management;
  • and administration for the Gavi Alliance Board and Committees.

Dr Seth Berkley, a medical doctor specialising in infectious disease epidemiology, became Gavi CEO in August 2011. 


Secretariat Leadership

November 12, 2019

Dr Seth Berkley, Gavi CEO

Our collective work as an Alliance has prevented more than 15 million deaths in lower-income countries while child mortality was halved largely thanks to immunisation. I couldn’t be prouder of what we have accomplished together.

July 20, 2022

David Marlow, Gavi COO

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Directors

December 2, 2019

Pascal Barollier

Public Engagement & Information Services

December 2, 2019

Assietou Sylla Diouf

Finance & Operations

June 3, 2022

Lucy Elliott

Audit & Investigations

December 16, 2019

Thabani Maphosa

Country Programmes

December 2, 2019

Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao

Resource Mobilisation, Private Sector Partnerships & Innovative Finance

July 1, 2022

Dr Derrick Sim

Office of the COVAX Facility

Last updated: 20 Sep 2022

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