Alice Albright

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial & Investment Officer,
GAVI Alliance

Alice currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial & Investment Officer of the GAVI Alliance, a position she originally held at the GAVI Fund. In this capacity she leads GAVI’s Washington DC office and is responsible for all Alliance financial activities. During her tenure with GAVI, Alice has focused on innovative finance mechanisms, including co-chairing the Center for Global Development’s study “Making Markets for Vaccines,” an early effort to define the parameters of the Advanced Markets Commitments program. Since November 2003, she has chaired GAVI’s efforts to complete the International Finance Facility for Immunization (the IFFIm), an innovative capital markets-based funding mechanism launched in November 2006 that will raise approximately $ 4 billion for GAVI over the next 10 years. Prior to joining GAVI, Ms. Albright worked in international financial markets with an emphasis on emerging markets. From 1999 to 2001, she was a Principal in the Leveraged Buy-Out practice of the Carlyle Group in Washington D.C. She was a Vice President at JP Morgan from 1989 to 1999 where she held various positions in the emerging markets, corporate finance, credit portfolio management, and lending areas. From 1987 to 1989, Ms. Albright was an Associate in Bankers Trust’s Latin American Merchant Bank. From 1985 to 1987, she worked as a management consultant at Citicorp, conducting financial management assignments in Latin America and Europe. Ms. Albright graduated from Williams College in 1983 and received her master’s with a concentration in international finance from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in 1985. Ms. Albright is a Chartered Financial Analyst.