Board

Overview

The Board of the Global Fund embodies the partnership approach to global health. In order to achieve the vision of a world free of the burden of HIV, TB and malaria, the Board is designed to incorporate leading stakeholders in an inclusive and effective way. The Global Fund’s guiding philosophy, and the day-to-day work of the Board, embraces shared responsibility and a strong commitment by all involved.

The core functions of the Board include:

  • Strategy development
  • Governance oversight
  • Commitment of financial resources
  • Assessment of organizational performance
  • Risk management
  • Partnership engagement, resource mobilization and advocacy

Call for Candidates for Global Fund Board Chair and Vice-Chair

The Board of the Global Fund intends to appoint a new Chair and Vice-Chair in 2019 for a two-year term. The Board Chair and Vice-Chair will lead the Board in determining the Global Fund’s strategy and policies, and act as ambassadors for the Global Fund’s mission.

The Global Fund has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with these appointments. For further information, please visit: www.rraresponses.com

The closing date for applications is 8 January 2019. The process then requires all nominations to be supported by a voting Board constituency by 31 January 2019.

Members and constituencies

The Board includes 20 voting members, with equal representation by implementers and donors. Non-governmental organizations, communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria, the private sector, and private foundations are also represented as voting members. In addition, there are eight non-voting members, including the Board Chair and Vice-Chair; representatives of partner organizations including the World Health Organization and World Bank; as well as the Additional Public Donors constituency.

See Members and Constituencies for more information.

Committees

The work of the Board operates through three committees:

  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Ethics and Governance Committee
  • Strategy Committee

A Coordinating Group, led by the Board Chair, serves as a collaborative body to coordinate important business of the Board.

See Committees for more information.

Advisory and operational structures

A Technical Review Panel performs independent evaluation of funding requests and reports to the Board. A Technical Evaluation Reference Group performs independent assessments of the strategy and operational work, and it also reports to the Board.

The Global Fund Secretariat and the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General each report directly to the Board.