• Board

    The Global Fund's international Board includes representatives of donor and recipient governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector (including businesses and foundations) and affected communities.

    Key international development partners also participate, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), public-private partnerships (Roll Back Malaria, Stop TB, UNITAID) and the World Bank. The latter also serves as the Global Fund's trustee.

    The Board is the supreme governing body of the Global Fund and exercises the following core functions:

    • Strategy Development
    • Governance Oversight
    • Commitment of Financial Resources
    • Assessment of Organizational Performance
    • Risk Management
    • Partnership Engagement, Resource Mobilization and Advocacy

    The Board meets at least twice annually.

    The Global Fund's by-laws

    describe the particular functions and operations of the Board in greater detail, including its commitment to operate by consensus and in a spirit of partnership.

    In April 2015, Norbert Hauser became Chair of the Board and Aida Kurtovic became Vice-Chair of the Board.

    The Board has also established the following three committees (for details see the Committee Charters):

    The Operating Procedures

    apply to the Board and to the Committees of the Board.

    The Board has also established a Coordinating Group

    to provide a mechanism for coordination and collaboration between the Board and its Committees in regard to the Board’s governance, risk and administration functions.