Ambassador Eric Goosby
Ambassador Eric Goosby is Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. He served from 2009 to 2013 as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator leading all U.S. Government international HIV/AIDS efforts. In this role, Ambassador Goosby oversaw implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), as well as U.S. Government engagement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He also led the new Office of Global Health Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State. Ambassador Goosby previously served as CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, and was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He has over 25 years of experience with HIV/AIDS, ranging from treating patients at San Francisco General Hospital when AIDS first emerged, to engagement at the highest level of policy leadership. As the first Director of the Ryan White Care Act at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Ambassador Goosby helped develop HIV/AIDS delivery systems in the United States. During the Clinton Administration, he served as Deputy Director of the White House National AIDS Policy Office and Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Ambassador Goosby has longstanding working relationships with leading multilateral organizations including UNAIDS, the Global Fund and the World Health Organization.
Professor Kevin Marsh
Kevin Marsh is a Professor of Tropical Medicine University of Oxford and has been based for the last twenty five years in Kenya. Qualified in medicine at the University of Liverpool in 1978 he began his research career at the Medical Research Council Unit in the Gambia. From 1985-89, Dr Marsh was at the Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford and in 1989 established with colleagues a series of research projects on the clinical epidemiology and immunology of malaria on the Kenyan coast which subsequently developed into an international programme working across a number of east African countries. Dr Marsh has a particular interest in developing and strengthening research capacity and scientific leadership in Africa and has sponsored or supervised over 40 research fellows and doctoral students. He is chair of the World Health Organisation Malaria Policy Advisory Committee and sits on international advisory committees relating to malaria and to global health research. He was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2004 and was awarded the Prince Mahidol prize for medicine in 2010.
Annabelle is the Finance Director for the three SABMiller businesses in Zambia managing finances of a $450 million revenue group with multiple complexities. She plays an instrumental role in Strategic, Sales and Operating planning and receives reports from Internal Audit. Previously, Annabelle served for four years as CIDRZ Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for fraud management, and establishing an internal audit department among other key accomplishments. She has broad experience in international financial management and consulting. Annabelle holds a MA in Economics from Cambridge University in the U.K. and an Associate Chartered Accountant degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Annabelle was born in Zambia, and holds a Resident’s permit. She has resided full-time in Zambia since 2001.
Christopher Mubemba is the Director of Transmission Development ZESCO Ltd, Zambia. Since 1986 Mr Mubemba has served in various senior engineering posts in Zambia ranging from the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines; within ZESCO in the Department of Electrotechnical Services, Generation and Transmission; the Department of Generation Planning and Design Engineering Development; the Department of Transmission Rehabilitation, Power Rehabilitation Project; to most recently as Project Director executing the USD 2 billion Kafue Gorge Lower Hydroelectric project on behalf of ZESCO Limited. Mr Mubemba holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, U.K. He is a Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, U.K., and a Member and Registered Engineer of the Engineering Institution of Zambia.