Angela Gichaga

Angela Gichaga is the CEO, Financing Alliance for Health. Gichaga completed her undergraduate degree in Medicine, her Master's in Health Economics and Policy, and a fellowship in Public Sector Management. She has served as a frontline clinician, health administrator, policy maker, academic and consultant. She served the MOH Kenya as a District Medical Officer of Health and a hospital in charge in both Meru and Garbatulla, leading about 150 multidisciplinary team members through coordinating strategic planning, resource mobilization, recruitment, monitoring and capacity building through on job training and mentorship. She then joined the MOH HQ, where she supported health financing, co-developed national strategies and prepared reports on the country’s health achievements.

Angela received 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. She then joined McKinsey & Company’s Africa Delivery Hub working across multiple sectors, especially on socio-economic and development issues in Africa. She now serves developing country governments globally, in building resilient and sustainably financed health systems as CEO of the Financing Alliance for Health. Her duties include strategic development and fundraising, initiative development, stakeholder management, recruiting and team development and overall management. She was named one of Fortune's Worlds Greatest Leaders in 2018 and an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow in 2019.

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