Jamie Cooper


Jamie has more than 20 years of experience in roles that have involved bringing private sector, government and non-profit leaders together to pursue innovative policy and programming around a broad array of economic and social issues.

Jamie served as CIFF’s President, CEO and then Chair for 10 years from the Foundation’s inception.

Jamie has served on several boards in the international development sphere, including the United Nations Commissioner on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children, as a member of the Harvard School of Public Health Board of Dean Julio Frenk Advisors, and on the Business Leadership Council for Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV. Jamie is also a Member of the Coutts UK Philanthropy Advisory Board and a Member of the Impetus Advisory Council.  Her other experiences include working for CBS News (USA) and the Atlanta Project, an initiative of President Jimmy Carter.

Jamie received a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College and a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.