Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao

Managing Director, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao is Gavi’s Managing Director of Resource Mobilisation, Private Sector Partnerships & Innovative Finance. Since joining Gavi in 2011, Marie-Ange’s leadership was instrumental in raising the largest amount of resources ever for Gavi – close to US$18bn. She is the lead negotiator with G7 and G20 leaders, as well as with corporations. Prior to joining Gavi, she held several senior management positions in international investment banks and multinational development agencies.