Georgina Fekete

Director, Saving Lives


Georgina leads the Saving Lives team, incorporating CIFF’s work on severe acute malnutrition, perinatal survival, and paediatric HIV prevention and treatment.

Before joining CIFF in 2013, Georgina held several positions with the United Nations Development Programme over the course of the last 15 years. These included UNDP Deputy Country Director for Programmes in Zambia, overseeing a $80 million programme portfolio in HIV&AIDS and health, poverty reduction, governance, environment and climate change; two policy and advisory roles to the UN Under-Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator, and the Head of the Policy Bureau in New York, and a partnership/liaison role with the European Commission in Brussels.


Georgina has an MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine & London School of Economics and MA/BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge.