Leith Greenslade

Vice-Chair , MDG Health Alliance
"The top ten direct causes of premature death are concentrated in certain sub-populations in just a handful of countries. To have the greatest impact on global health and development, we need shared value initiatives that target the leading causes in these high burden countries."

Read Greenslade's interview, "The Long-Term Impact of Shared Value Health Strategies."

Leith Greenslade is a Vice-Chair at the MDG Health Alliance, a special initiative of the UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman, Every Child movement, where she leads efforts to build public-private partnerships in maternal and child health, with a special focus on shared value partnerships with leading companies from the health, food and beverage, consumer goods, extractive and communications sectors. Leith is the co-founder and chair of an investment circle that supports women social entrepreneurs working in low resource settings and has also served on the US Board of GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance and in several positions with the Australian Government, including as Policy Advisor and Speechwriter to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health; as Economic Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition; and as Chief of Staff to the Shadow Minister for Social Security and the Status of Women. Leith holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Masters in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a First Class Honors Degree from the University of Queensland. 

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