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Our Team

Our Team

The GIF team across London and Washington D.C. is comprised of investors, economists, and development experts who are committed to harnessing the power of innovative and market-driven approaches to tackling the greatest challenges facing the developing world.

How we do it
Alix Peterson Zwane

Alix Peterson Zwane

Chief Executive Officer

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Avinash Mishra

Avinash Mishra

Managing Director, Head of Risk Capital & GIF Growth

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Joseph Ssentongo

Joseph Ssentongo

Senior Vice President, Impact

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Rumu Sarkar

Rumu Sarkar

General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer

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Shane Leonard

Shane Leonard

Chief Financial Officer

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Zach Johnstone

Zach Johnstone

Chief of Staff & Director of Policy

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The Board

Our board
of directors

GIF is governed by a Board of Directors that brings together world-leading academics, impact investors, thought leaders, and development experts from across the public and private sectors. The GIF Board is responsible for oversight of our strategy and performance, and holds us accountable for how we work.

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