Senior Adviser - Gates Ventures
Geoffrey Lamb is Senior Adviser at Gates Ventures LLC, the private office of Bill Gates. He has worked with Bill Gates on a range of economic topics including energy and climate change, economic growth and financing for development, and technology-driven structural change in the US and global economies. He was previously President of the Global Policy division of the Gates Foundation, and earlier held senior positions at the World Bank, most recently Vice President for Concessional Finance. He has led successful international negotiations to agree financing for multilateral banks, for multi-country debt reduction, and to expand funding for major global health initiatives, including GAVI and the Global Fund. He was educated in South Africa and the United Kingdom, and resides in Washington DC.