Claire Qureshi
Senior Director, U.S. Initiatives

Claire Qureshi co-leads U.S. community and maternal health initiatives for the Community Health Acceleration Partnership (CHAP), which is hosted by the Office of the WHO Ambassador for Global Strategy. She previously led global community health initiatives, co-founding the Financing Alliance for Health and similar entities focused on community health across Sub-Saharan Africa.


Claire began her career as a management consultant at McKinsey, where she served pharmaceutical and health care companies as well as national health systems. She also worked at Results for Development, leading projects in market dynamics and global health.

She serves as the co-chair of the board of Jacaranda Health, which focuses on maternal health in East Africa. She is also a trustee of Integrate Health, which provides comprehensive, community-based health services in Togo.

Claire previously served in the Obama Administration as part of the Office of the Chief of Staff for Secretary Geithner at the Treasury Department. She was also a White House Intern and worked with the Office of the Chief of Staff and the National Economic Council. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar, and received her B.A. from Yale University. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.


Previously, Jeff was Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on social enterprises and collaboration, and a Lecturer at the Kennedy School. At Harvard, he helped to develop a course in exponential fundraising for nonprofits. He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, partnering with the United Nations and Columbia University, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty, and was the Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he is as an Emeritus Trustee. Jeff Co-Founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits.

“The Generosity Network” by Jeffrey C. Walker

Jeff co-authored the book, “The Generosity Network”, about new approaches to gather resources to address causes each of us are passionate about. He also received the John C. Whitehead Award for Social Enterprise from the Harvard Business School Club of New York City. He is currently teaching, researching and writing on the issue of systems entrepreneurship and systems change. For twenty five years Jeff was CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co’s global private equity, Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant. He received the John Whitehead award for philanthropy from the NYC HBS Club.

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