Dr Angela Gichaga
Chief Executive Officer, the Financing Alliance for Health (FAH)
Dr. Angela Nyambura Gichaga, Chief Executive Officer, the Financing Alliance for Health (FAH) has served as a clinician, civil servant, administrator, consultant and academician. She began her career in government, serving as a frontline clinician, where she worked for the Ministry of Health of Kenya as a District Medical Officer of Health and a hospital in charge in both Meru and Garbatulla, leading ~150 multi-disciplinary team members through coordinating strategic planning, resource mobilization, service delivery, recruitment, monitoring and capacity building. She then joined the MOH HQ, where she supported health financing, co-developed national strategies and prepared reports on the country’s health achievements. Dr. Gichaga then joined McKinsey & Company’s Africa Delivery Hub (ADH), focussing on socio-economic and development issues in Africa. She now serves developing country Ministries of Health and Ministries of Finance globally, in building resilient and sustainably financed primary and community health systems as CEO of the Financing Alliance for Health. Recognition of her leadership and performance track record includes recognition as one of Fortune World’s Greatest Leaders in 2018, an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship, an Australian Leadership Award for Africa and the President Obama Mandela Washington Fellowship.