Mrs Joy Phumaphi
Co-chair of the independent Expert Review Group
Joy Phumaphi is the Executive Secretary of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). During her tenure, ALMA has grown to include 39 heads of state, pioneered innovative financing for malaria drugs and commodities and led the development and implementation of an accountability mechanism that regularly updates the heads of state on progress towards the malaria goals.
Joy Phumaphi is a distinguished African American Institute Fellow and has been Commissioner in the UN Secretary-General’s Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa. She held the position of Vice President & Head of the Human Development Network at the World Bank until the end of 2009.
Mrs Phumaphi is a member of the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health, the Africa American Institute, and a trustee of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation. She chairs ACHAP (African Comprehensive HIV/AIDs Partnership), a partnership between the Botswana government, Merck and the Gates Foundation.
Joy Phumaphi has a B.Com. and Masters in Financial Accounting and Decision Sciences. She has been Assistant Director-General, in WHO, and Minister of Health, Botswana.