Dr. Christoph Benn
Dr. Christoph Benn is currently serving as Senior Advisor to the Global Fund since June 2018, after finishing his job as inaugural Director of External Relations at the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Geneva. He had been a member of the founding board of the Global Fund in 2002. As Director of External Relations since 2003, he has been responsible for building and maintaining good relations with all Global Fund partners, and mobilizing resources for the Global Fund through the management of replenishment conferences and spearheading innovative approaches to resource mobilization, including (Product) RED and Debt2Health. Under his leadership, the Global Fund has mobilized pledges and contributions of more than USD 50 billion. Prior to joining the Global Fund, he worked as a clinician in the UK, Germany and as Doctor-in-Charge of a rural hospital in Tanzania. Christoph Benn has more than 20 years of experience in global health with a special focus on AIDS and infectious diseases.