Dr Angela Nyambura Gichaga, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Angela Gichaga, a clinician, health economist, and recent management consultant with McKinsey & Company, has joined the Financing Alliance as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 2017. Angela, in coordination with the Financing Alliance's Project Advisory Committee and fiscal sponsor Capital for Good USA, is responsible for strategic development and fundraising, initiative development, stakeholder engagement, recruiting and team development, and management.
She is a public and social sector enthusiast with experience working across civil service, management consulting, NGOs and academia, to improve the quality of peoples’ lives through gender advocacy, leadership training, coaching, mentorship health and education.
Dr. Gichaga completed her undergraduate degree in Medicine, Masters in Health Economics and Policy and Fellowship in Public Sector Management and has served as a frontline clinician, policy maker, and consultant. She served the MOH Kenya as a District Medical Officer of Health (DMOH) and a hospital in charge (MEDSUP) in both Meru and Garbatulla, for ~150 multi-disciplinary team members through coordinating strategic planning, resource mobilization, recruitment, monitoring and capacity building through on job training/ mentorship. She then joined the MOH HQ, where she co-developed national strategies and prepared reports on the country’s health achievements.
She was humbled to receive the Australian Leadership Awards for Africa (2012) and the President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship (2014) in recognition of her exemplary leadership within the civil service and operational track record of excellence in achieving results.
Most recently, Dr. Gichaga worked at McKinsey & Company’s Africa Delivery Hub (ADH) working across multiple sectors, especially on socio-economic and development issues in Africa.
Hafeez Ladha, Innovative Finance Director
Hafeez Ladha has worked across the public, private and social sectors, with a focus on emerging markets. Hafeez started his career managing communicable disease prevention clinical trials and strategic health planning across South Africa. He subsequently joined the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Tanzania to design, develop and implement a results-based financing program focused on maternal and child health services.
Hafeez then joined CHAI’s Global Vaccines Team overseeing vaccine packaging, distribution and delivery programs across Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi and Ethiopia. Most recently Hafeez served as a Consultant and Case Team Leader out of Bain & Company’s Washington, DC office working across healthcare, tourism, food and beverage, senior living, textiles and hotels. His focus has been in Bain’s private equity practice which works with private equity funds and hedge funds to diligence and value potential acquisitions. Hafeez has also been responsible for selecting, scoping and staffing Bain’s pro bono global social impact projects.
Hafeez holds a BSc from McMaster University (Canada), an MPH from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In his free time, Hafeez enjoys traveling, discussing Canadian politics and performing as a rather unamusing stand up comic.
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