The ONE Campaign is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Jackie Chimhanzi and Professor Alexander Stubb to the organisation’s Board of Directors. The two new board members bring considerable leadership experience and expertise in international relations to ONE’s mission to end extreme poverty and preventable disease.
Dr. Chimhanzi is CEO of the African Leadership Institute. She serves in a number of advisory capacities, including as an independent non-executive board member of the AdvTech Group and Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, a member of the ONE Africa Policy Advisory Board, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Africa Regional Strategy Group. Dr Chimhanzi was formerly the Senior Strategist of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) and a Strategy Lead at Deloitte Consulting.
Professor Stubb is Director of the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence and the former Prime Minister of Finland. He previously served as the Finance Minister, Foreign Minister, and Trade and Europe Minister of Finland, and held the position of Vice-President of the European Investment Bank. Professor Stubb has written numerous books and academic articles on European affairs and publishes columns for several newspapers, including the Financial Times.
Tom Hart, Acting President and CEO of ONE, said: “I’m delighted that Jackie and Alexander are joining our Board. As global development advocates they both bring an impressive array of experience, expertise and insights. Their contributions will be invaluable as we stand at a critical point in the fight to end the pandemic.”
Tom Freston, ONE Board Chair, said: “On behalf of the Board, it’s a privilege to have Jacqueline and Alexander onboard. They will provide fresh perspectives as we continue our fight against global poverty and inequality. I look forward to working closely with them in the coming weeks and months.”
The new appointees will take up their Board positions with immediate effect.