Focal Point, Global Fund Private Sector Delegation
Cassie Dormond is a Manager and Focal Point leading GBCHealth’s engagement with the Private Sector Delegation (PSD) to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. In this role, she works closely with the PSD Advisory Group, a group of companies who drive deepened private sector engagement with Global Fund policy, governance and strategy issues. Cassie manages communications with PSD leadership, the Advisory Group, and the broader private sector constituency; supports the Chair of the Board’s Donor Bloc on donor-specific issues and activities; collaborates with the Global Fund private sector team, other Board constituencies, and Board Committee leadership to bring private sector perspectives to Global Fund priorities; and orchestrates PSD participation in Global Fund Board meetings, retreats, partnership forums and related events.
Cassie joined GBCHealth in August 2015, coming from the Advisory Board Company, a health care management consulting firm based in Washington, DC. She worked with hospital and health system clients on issues like improving evidence-based medicine adoption rates, reducing hospital-acquired infections, and boosting patient access. Previously, Cassie served as a Project Officer at MAP International, an NGO focused on facilitating access to medicines. In her time at MAP she played a key interface role with the MAP International Board of Directors and provided comprehensive research and project support to the Executive Office.
She earned an M.A. in Global Social Policy from the University of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England, graduating with distinction for her dissertation on the political economy of access to tuberculosis treatment. Cassie also earned a B.A. in Religion from Davidson College in North Carolina, where she wrote her capstone thesis on the history of faith-based health care service provision and studied abroad at Queen’s University Belfast.