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 13 million deaths in developing countries while child mortality was halved largely thanks to immunisation. I couldn’t be prouder of what we have accomplished together.

Managing Directors

December 2, 2019

Assietou Sylla Diouf

December 2, 2019

Aurélia Nguyen

December 2, 2019

Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao

December 2, 2019

Pascal Barollier

January 8, 2020

Simon Lamb

December 16, 2019

Thabani Maphosa

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