Faustina Fynn-Nyame

Executive Director, Africa

Born in Ghana, Faustina’s family migrated to the UK at the age of seven. She began her career as a nurse, a role that has had a significant impact on her. Over 17 years experience in various senior leadership roles in UK, USA, Sub Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America.

In her current role as the Executive Director Africa at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), Faustina oversees a $360 million investment portfolio which includes Child Health and Development, Nutrition, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Climate, and Adolescent Reproductive Health.

Faustina is a champion and advocate for women and girls’ rights and has worked to change policies in West and East Africa. She believes in harnessing the potential of the girl child, through improved health, education and economic opportunities to contribute to a thriving self -determining Africa. She is passionate about growing leaders and was recognised and named among the top 100 influential African women 2021 by Advance Media.