Tracey Edwards, Board Chair 
Tracey Edwards is the Board Chair on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Tracey Edwards is an attorney and recently retired Deloitte Principal. Deloitte is the world’s largest professional services company. During her 30+ year career at Deloitte Ms. Edwards led many different complex international business units which included creating new products and services, delivering operating results, developing and deploying new business strategies, and managing business turnarounds.  Over her Deloitte career she has been assigned to San Jose, Dallas, New York City, Hong Kong, and Hyderabad India. Ms. Edwards has served on the Deloitte US Broad of Directors and in addition to chairing the HealthRight board currently serves on the board of several other non-profits corporations.

Steve J. Berger 
Steve J. Berger is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Steve Berger is Vice Chairman and CFO of Weld North LLC, an education technology investment company.  Steve has served as a Director of HealthRight International, Inc. since 2000 and was Board Chair for ten years ending in 2016.  Steve began his professional career in 1983, eventually spending 16 years at Lehman Brothers, lastly as Head of the Global Merchant Banking Division, Co-Head of the Global Investment Banking Division and a member of Lehman Brothers’ seven-person Executive Committee. From 1999 to 2010, Steve actively managing growth capital investments as a founding partner of New York-based Rosetta Group LLC and London-based Richmond Park Partners LLP.  A native of Chicago, Steve is an active member of various committees at Harvard University, including being a current member of the Dean’s Council at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Vivake Bhalla 
Vivake Bhalla is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Vivake Bhalla has nearly 20 years of experience investing in and building businesses. Vivake is currently a Managing Director at The Cranemere Group. As a member of the firm from its founding, Vivake has been integral to developing Cranemere’s structure and long-term investment strategy as well as evaluating and executing the group’s acquisitions and building its operating companies.

Prior to Cranemere, Vivake spent a number of years sourcing, executing and managing investments in the clean energy, real estate and consumer sectors with Qatar Holding, the sovereign wealth fund, and at Terra Firma Capital Partners, a European Private Equity firm. He also spent a decade at McKinsey & Company where he led teams working with large corporate clients – including a number of turnarounds – to develop and implement business strategies.

Vivake is also a member of Board of Directors of Network 20/20.

Jude Cesar 

Jude Cesar is a Senior Legal Counsel at Atlas Mara, emerging markets investors specialising in Sub Saharan Africa. He previously worked as Senior Legal Counsel for Standard Chartered Bank the world’s leading emerging markets investment bank. Jude is an advisor to an entrepreneurial health care services provider in northern Uganda and has served as a mentor for an incubator that accelerates the growth of early stage start ups in East Africa which integrate positive social and environmental impact into their business models.

 

Erica Coletta

Born in Rome, Italy, Erica Coletta has a cum laude degree in European and International Law gained in 1996 at the University of Rome La Sapienza and earned her Master’s Degree in Strategic Human Resources, Change Management and Industrial Relations in 2001 from the London School of Economics. She is a qualified lawyer with a further specialization in European and International Law.

Erica started her career working in top private law firms and governmental agencies in Italy. She then continued to work for a growing bank in Italy in sales and marketing. After that and for the last 15 years, Erica has worked in HR, change and communication roles of increasing complexity for a number of world class and culturally diverse organizations in different sectors including Shell Oil, the BOC/Linde group and most recently Unilever.  Her last role at Unilever was Global Vice President Refreshment where she was in charge of the HR strategic agenda for Unilever’s 11 Billion Euro combined Ice cream and Beverages business.

For the last 16 years, her focus has been working with the business to drive transformation, sustainable performance and globalization efforts across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas by developing a compelling HR Strategy and People agenda to win.

In 2013 Erica joined Godiva, part of the Yildiz Group and was promoted to Chief HR Officer in July 2014 based in New York.

In September 2016, she was offered the opportunity to drive the People Agenda for pladis, the newly created biscuits and confectionary company bringing together superbrands like Godiva, Mc Vities and Ulker  and she moved back to London.

Erica is passionate about driving change, opening new possibilities for organizations and people doing well by doing good.

Raffaella D’Angiolino – Bush 
Raffaella D'Angiolino-Bush is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Raffaella D’Angiolino-Bush has 26 years of business experience as entrepreneur, management consultant and line manager. Currently a Director in a Harley Street Clinic in London, formerly partner at Accenture in the strategy practice. She has additional professional on-going roles as investor and advisor. Main industry expertise is in the healthcare sector, energy and utilities industries and has worked in retail and high tech. Fluent in 3 languages and used to work in multicultural and diverse environments. She joined the Board of HRI in July 2016 to pursue proactively her interest in Global Health and Social Medicine.

 

Thomas Dougherty
Executive Director Emeritus

 
Amy Fuller 

Amy Fuller is on the HealthRight Board of DirectorsAmy Fuller is senior managing director at Deloitte, where she stewards Deloitte’s global brand and leads global digital, creative, and corporate responsibility efforts. She is an experienced global marketer, with particular expertise in using integrated communications to drive results for complex ecosystems. Prior to Deloitte, Amy held executive client management and business development roles at Y&R, Dentsu, and Ogilvy & Mather. There, she developed brands and sold products and serivces for a broad range of consumer packaged goods, financial, insurance and telecom companies, managing multi-faceted, cross-channel, cross-geography marketing and advertising programs. She also served as executive vice president for consumer marketing at MasterCard, leading the global brand and consumer marketing programs in more than 75 markets. She is a cum laude graduate of Bryn Mawr College and volunteers as a writing and career coach at the Posse Foundation in New York, a leading college access program.

Michael M. Furth 
Michael M. Furth is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Michael Furth is the Global Head of Execution for the Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. Previously, he was the Chief Operating Officer of the Principal Investment Area in Europe. Prior to joining Goldman in 2007, Michael was Global Head of Corporate Management at Arcapita, based in Bahrain. Earlier in his career, he worked in the CEO Management Office of UBS Investment Bank in London, the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch in London, and the Financial Services Group of Booz Allen Hamilton in New York. Michael earned a BA in History from Hamilton College in 1989 and an MBA in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1995.

 

 

Cheryl Healton
cheryl-healton-headshotDr. Healton is the Dean of the College of Global Public Health (CGPH) at New York University (NYU) , Director of the Global Institute of Public Health and professor of public health. 

Prior to this appointment, Dr. Healton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Legacy, the leading Foundation dedicated to tobacco control.where she guided the highly acclaimed, national youth tobacco prevention counter-marketing campaign, truth®

Prior to joining Legacy, Dr. Healton held numerous roles at Columbia University including Assistant Vice President and Associate Dean of the Health Sciences, Chairman of Sociomedical Sciences and Associate Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health. She has authored over 120 peer-reviewed articles and special reports, lead numerous research and policy efforts and served on numerous boards.

Dr. Healton holds a DrPH from Columbia University’s School of Public Health (with distinction) and a MPH in Public Administration from New York University in Health Policy and Planning

 
John Kelly 
John Kelly is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

John Kelly is the chief operating officer of the law firm Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Kelly is responsible for leading the administrative functions of the firm. In this role, he collaborates with the firm’s Executive Committee and other administrative leaders to communicate and implement effective business and practice support strategies and initiatives.

Mr. Kelly has more than 15 years of experience in global operations for professional services firms. Prior to joining Pepper, he was a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ global IT leadership, responsible for strategy implementation, establishing an operating framework, financial and investment planning, and business support functions.

Before that, Mr. Kelly was the director of global business services and head of procurement for Deloitte. He previously served as special projects director for Deloitte Central Europe, based in Prague.

Mitchell A. Kline 

Dr. Mitchell A. Kline has been involved with the care of excluded populations and HIV infected individuals for over 30 years. Dr Kline wrote the New York State guidelines for Skin care in HIV disease in the late 1980s.  He went on to lecture on the need to examine HPV in immunocompromised individuals as a cause of skin, oral, breast and lung cancers, doing research in HIV infected individuals with anal cancer and innovating treatments for those affected and lecturing at dozens of institutions on the epidemiology of HIV, itch, prion disease and effects on neurophysiology.  While working in the HIV clinic at St. Clare’s Hospital in the 1990s, he evolved guidelines and lectured throughout the New York State penal system, advocating for humane and proper care of the prison population.  Field work throughout Africa led to an involvement and a board position at Healthright International (then Doctors of the World).  Dr Kline is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, its School of Medicine, Internal Medicine at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and completed Dermatology training in 1990 as the Chief Resident in Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering and Rockefeller University. He has participated in the Whitehead Institute at MIT and his active research today is in Melanoma and global teledermatology diagnosis utilizing digital data and machine learning.

Peter May

Peter May leads the human resources function for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and is based in New York.  He also works with Deloitte Member Firms on talent management where he drives the design, development and delivery of innovative talent solutions globally. 

Prior to this role, Peter served as the Regional HR Leader for EMEA where he was responsible for the leadership of regional talent management initiatives in the areas of recruitment, orientation, deployment, and development. He was previously with Deloitte from 2000-2004 as the Partner & National Director of Human Resources for the Australian firm. During that time, he was awarded the Mercer Human Resources Consulting Award for Best HR Director in 2002 and the Australian firm was recognized as the Best Employer to Work for in Australia and the Employer of Choice for Women.

Peter has also worked for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia as the Executive Director of Human Resources to develop and champion strategic HR and change management interventions. Prior to that, he was the head of the Consulting learning function for the Asia Pacific region of PWC, and began his career with them earlier as an auditor.

Doug Morris

morris_douglasDoug Morris is Head of Corporate Marketing and Communications at TCW, a leading global asset management firm based in Los Angeles. Prior to joining TCW, he was Americas Head of Media Relations at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York.  Previously, Mr. Morris spent five years at UBS where he was most recently Americas Head of Media Relations for UBS Investment Bank.  Earlier in his career, he spent six years at Gavin Anderson & Company, a corporate and financial communications consultancy, where he worked with clients undergoing significant financial transactions. Mr. Morris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University and a Master of Science degree in International Political Economy from The London School of Economics.

Ashwin Roy

Ashwin Roy is the Director of Private Equity at the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), the primary sovereign wealth fund of the Sultanate of Oman. He took up this position in August 2013 and is responsible for overseeing SGRF’s entire private equity program, covering infrastructure, core private equity as well as early stage venture capital.

Ashwin has been an investor in developing countries for some 15 years and has developed a keen interest into the political economy of development and its interaction with investment flows. After spending 4 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in London, Ashwin’s investment career started in 2000 with Societe Generale Asset Management, where he was part of a team in London and Paris covering listed and private equity in emerging markets. In 2001, Ashwin joined CVCI, Citigroup’s global emerging markets private equity platform, covering primarily Central and Eastern Europe, in addition to Middle East and Africa, from CVCI’s London hub. Ashwin became a partner at CVCI in 2008 and co-led the team’s efforts in Central and Eastern Europe. He left CVCI in 2013 to take up his current position with SGRF.

Ashwin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and holds a first class MA in Economics from King’s College, University of Cambridge. He was born and lived in Mauritius until his university days and maintains strong connections with the country. He is a keen sailor and has a passion for football / soccer. In addition to HealthRight, Ashwin does regular voluntary work notably for Cancer Research UK, Brain Tumour Trust and SOS Femmes, a Mauritian NGO focused on the issue of abused women.

Victoria L. Sharp

Dr. Victoria Sharp is a leading expert in the provision of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, with particular focus on marginalized populations.   She has served on overseas assignments with Doctors of the World in the capacity of medical advisor in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (conditions of prisoners with HIV); Macedonia (Kosovar refugee crisis); Thailand (health care for Burmese refugees); Russia (at-risk youth); Kosovo (disabled children and health care for minority populations); and Kenya (establishment of a comprehensive HIV clinic).  She has also provided training to physicians and harm reduction workers in Kazakhstan.

Vicki is Director of the HIV Center for Comprehensive Care at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, one of the largest AIDS centers on the East Coast.  She has an academic appointment at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  Vicki has a long history of work with charitable endeavors, including terms as a Director on the Boards of the AIDS Action Council in Washington’ D.C.; the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center; and the Jacob Perlow Hospice, Beth Israel Health System. Vicki has served as a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on AIDS, under President Clinton, and as the Chair of the Criminal Justice Committee of the NYS AIDS Advisory Council. She recently completed a term as Chair of the Physicians Advisory Committee of the AIDS Institute.

Vicki holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkley and an MD from the University Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.  She completed her residency at the Albany Medical Center and at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital. 

Ramona Sunderwirth 
Ramona Sunderwirth is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Dr. Ramona Sunderwirth is a pediatric emergency medicine attending physician within the emergency medicine department of Mt Sinai St. Luke’s Mt Sinai West Hospital Center.  She is the Director of the Global Health Division with in the Department of EM. She is deeply committed to mentoring and training emergency medicine residents, global health fellows, and physicians in the importance of public, human rights, and global health.  Ramona was director of the Pediatric Emergency Room, founder and Director of the Child Protection Unit at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, and previous to that,  Pediatrician for Planned Parenthood in their support for the Help Shelters for homeless women and their children.  Ramona was an Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and presently is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mt Sinai. Ramona has been committed to health and human rights for over 30 years. She has supported Doctors of the World’s projects as a volunteer and Board Memeber in Roraima, Brazil (Yanomami Indiginous health), Colombia, Russia, and Brazil (street chilren), Chiapas (care for rural poor), Rwanda (care for refugees); Iraq (health assessment), Kosovo (training),  Macedonia (Kosovar refugees); and the new Medical Advocacy project (children in foster care). She has lead training and clinical supervision teams in Laos, Mozambique, Tanzania. Dr Sunderwirth is on the Advisory Board of the Childrens Division at Human Rights Watch, and volunteers with other NGOs. Dr Sunderwirth worked on the Ebola Response in Sierra Leone and  is presently working with Syrian Refugees in Greece.

Ramona did undergraduate studies at SUNY Stonybrook, and holds a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University.  She received her medical training at the Universite d’Aix-Marseille and the Universite de Paris, St. Antoine, in Paris France.

Ceci Zak  
Ceci Zak is on the HealthRight Board of Directors

Ceci Zak is Principal at Batten & Co. (an Omnicom Company), a strategic, ambition focused, c-suite, consulting company, helping enterprises realize their truest potential. Previously, Ceci was COO of Healthcare at D.A.S.~ Omnicom, a global conglomerate of professional service agencies, where she developed and activated the global strategic focus in Healthcare, while managing the group  P&L. In addition, she held various executive roles at Sanofi, a top 5 global Pharmaceutical Company including General Manager, Business Unit Head and Joint Venture Manager for the allergy, osteoporosis & hypertension franchises, as well as Vice President, Commercial Capabilities. Prior to Sanofi, Ceci held a wide variety of sales and marketing roles at Roche Pharmaceuticals.

Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Individuals in Healthcare by PharmaVoice in 2015 (for a second time), Ceci was also named by GLG Institute as one of the top 15 Brand Leaders in Healthcare in 2014 and was previously recognized as an Emerging Leader in the Healthcare Industry by Pharmaceutical Executive. She is Chairman Emeritus of the Healthcare Business Woman’s Association (HBA) and actively involved with the Pachamama Alliance, a nonprofit organization that strives to empower indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest to preserve their land and culture.

 



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