Board of Directors
Randall Spratt, Board Vice-Chair
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Officer, McKesson Corp.
Randall N. (Randy) Spratt is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer for McKesson Corporation. As CTO, Spratt guides the overall technology direction for the company’s healthcare technology products, and provides support and guidance for application development processes companywide. As CIO, Spratt is responsible for all technology initiatives within the Corporation. Spratt has been with McKesson for more than 18 years, most recently as chief process officer for McKesson Provider Technologies (MPT), the company’s medical software and services division based in Alpharetta, Georgia. He also managed MPT’s Business Development, Information Technology, and Strategic Planning offices, as well as MPT’s Technology Services business.
Prior to joining McKesson, Spratt held executive positions of increasing responsibility at the start-up Advanced Laboratory Systems (ALS), culminating with the role of Chief Operations Officer. ALS was acquired by HBOC in 1996, which in turn was acquired by McKesson in 1999, and Spratt took on responsibility for HBOC’s laboratory systems business shortly thereafter. Following the acquisition of HBOC by McKesson in 1999, Spratt relocated to Georgia to become part of the reconstructed management team. Spratt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with a minor in computer science, from the University of Utah.
Portfolio Manager, UNITAID Secretariat, WHO
Dr. John Cutler recently took up the position of Portfolio Manager for malaria grants at the UNITAID Secretariat, a partnership hosted by WHO that is dedicated to scaling up access to treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in low income countries. Previously John was the Senior Technical Officer and Chief for Country Programs at the Health Metrics Network Secretariat at WHO where he was responsible for managing HMN’s country activities to accelerate health information systems strengthening and the use of information to improve health outcomes. Prior to joining HMN, he served as head of the Performance and Strategic Information teams at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Dr. Cutler is a public health physician with broad expertise in public health research, policy and strategic planning as well as extensive experience in health program design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. He has designed and led effective health programs at the global, regional and country levels for the World Health Organization, the US Agency for International Development, universities, institutes and non-governmental organizations. He has served as in-country adviser to the governments of Uganda, Eritrea, Swaziland and Lesotho as well as working on shorter-term assignments in many other countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America.
President, Shaklee International, Inc.
Bradford Richardson joined Shaklee Corporation in July of 2008. As President of Shaklee International, Mr. Richardson is responsible for growing Shaklee’s business outside of the United States including the management of existing operations in Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Malaysia and Mainland China. He is also charged with developing an international development strategy to drive Shaklee’s next wave of global expansion.
Bradford has spent the past 22 years developing international markets for leading US corporations. Prior to Shaklee, he developed the international business for a major direct seller of nutritional supplements. Under his leadership, the company entered 11 markets and international sales grew to represent over 40% of total corporate revenues.
Mr. Richardson has worked also internationally for Dell and Lexmark where he helped build distribution networks in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and India. He received his undergraduate degree from the American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C., and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied in Europe at The Institute of European Studies in Brussels and the University of Copenhagen. He is active in international literacy and micro-finance initiatives and is passionate about utilizing the direct selling model to make a positive difference in the world.
Stephen W Jarrett
Global Director, Gracious International Inc., Shanghai and UNICEF Consultant
Mr. Jarrett retired in 2010 after completing 38 years of service with UNICEF, in diverse capacities and locations. He continues to provide consulting services to UNICEF, in strategic planning for vaccine delivery and cold chain logistics. At the same time, he is associated with a Shanghai-based company, Gracious international Inc., developing innovative health products and services for home health and hygiene around the world. Prior to retirement, he coordinated the UNICEF response to the 2008 global food crisis given the serious impact on children and vulnerable populations, working in close collaboration with the United Nations Secretariat and other United Nations agencies. Additionally, he led UNICEF efforts at scaling up the global supply of ready-to-use therapeutic foods with a particular focus on local production.
Formerly, Mr. Jarrett was part of the Management Team of UNICEF Supply Division for 12 years, engaged in strategic issues and problem-solving relating to supply support to programs for children in 160 countries, with over $1 billion procurement value annually. He led the global procurement and management of vaccines, pharmaceuticals and immunization materials acquired by UNICEF for over 100 developing countries, maintaining contact with senior management in pharmaceutical and vaccine companies worldwide. He also advised UNICEF on the introduction and scale-up of new technologies related to child survival and development.
His field work included diverse assignments in program management in several countries in the Americas in the 1970s, and as senior health officer in China in the 1980s, supporting the achievement of universal child immunization. He also worked as a senior adviser to UNICEF on health systems strengthening, with a focus on medicine supply systems in sub-Saharan Africa and other low-income countries.
Mr. Jarrett, who is a citizen of the United Kingdom and resident in the United States of America, holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Civil Engineering from Southampton University, U.K. and a Masters in Public Health degree from Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. He has published numerous articles on issues facing immunization, health services strengthening and public health ethics. He is a guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA, on vaccine procurement and supply, and a regular guest speaker at BioVision, Alexandria Library, Egypt, on biotechnology advances.
Vice President, Omidyar Network
Amy leads Omidyar Network’s Access to Capital initiative, investing in and supporting organizations that create economic opportunity for millions of people living at the base of the pyramid. Focusing on Microfinance, Entrepreneurship, and Property Rights, her team concentrates their investments in India and sub-Saharan Africa. Amy also plays a leadership role in Omidyar Network’s strategic approach to the mobile technology and consumer payments sectors, with a particular focus on the developing world.
Amy has spent much of her career at eBay, Inc., joining PayPal as one of its earliest employees in 1999. As vice president of product, she spearheaded the creation of PayPal’s enormously successful payments platform, facilitated the company’s overseas expansion into Europe and Asia, and was instrumental in the launch of PayPal Mobile. Amy transitioned to eBay as vice president of relationship marketing to lead email, onsite, and other retention marketing channels. Most recently, as vice president of product and strategy operations, she drove the development of eBay’s long-term product vision and led the user experience and design organization. In addition, Amy helped shape the strategy and subsequently launch both Kiva and MicroPlace, which fueled her passion for the microfinance sector. Earlier in her career, Amy worked in corporate strategy and development at Gap Inc. and as an analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Amy holds a BS in mathematics from Bucknell Univesity, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Owner, Shangrak; Former General Manager, P&G South and East Africa
Andy is from Scotland. He studied law at university and after graduating, spent 15 months traveling through the US, India, Pakistan, China and Sri Lanka. This gave him his first experience of poverty and the associated health issues.
He joined Procter & Gamble in 1991, sending his first 5 years in the UK. In 1996 he moved to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to help set up a new business for P&G in Central Asia. During this time he helped establish relationships and joint cooperation programmes with local health professionals that still continue to this day. From 1999 to 2002 Andy lived and worked first in Kyiv, Ukraine, and then in Moscow, Russia, still with Procter & Gamble. In 2002 Andy moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan, to be General Manager of the P&G business for Central Asia, the Caucasus and Mongolia. Central Asia. In 2006, Andy left the Former Soviet Union. He moved to Johannesburg, South Africa in 2006 with his wife and four children, to be General Manager for P&G for South and East Africa. In 2010, Andy and his family moved home to Scotland. Andy set up his own company, Shangrak, and he now opens business in emerging markets for western companies.
He plays the bagpipes, referees and coaches rugby, cycles, plays golf and is an avid, reader, traveler and photographer. However, he does all of this around the schedules of his wife and children. He passionately believes that business can, and must be the leading force for positive change in the world. This is why he is so passionate about Living Goods.
Holly Wise, MPH
Consultant, Wise Solutions LLC; Former Mission Officer, USAID Uganda; Former Head of USAID Global Development Alliance
Through her consultancy practice, Wise Solutions LLC, Holly brings international development, corporate social responsibility, public-private alliance, and business development expertise to corporations, foundations and non-profits. She serves as a senior fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, teaches enterprise development at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and sits on the boards of WRAP, GlobalGiving, LivingGoods, Family Health International, and CDC Development Solutions. Ms. Wise is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Holly Wise spent 26 years in the foreign service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), achieving the diplomatic rank of Minister Counselor. She is the founder and first Secretariat Director of the Global Development Alliance, USAID’s business model that forges strategic alliances between public and private partners in addressing international development issues. Under her leadership 300 alliances were formed with $1.1 billion in USAID funding leveraging $3.8 billion in private resources for the world’s poor. In addition to overseas tours in Uganda, Kenya, Barbados, the Philippines and China, Ms. Wise served as USAID chair at the National Defense University where she taught political science, environmental courses, and published research on China. Ms. Wise is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Connecticut College and holds advanced degrees from Yale University and the National Defense University.
Founder and CEO, Living Goods; Founder and former President, TravelSmith
Chuck is the Founder and CEO of Living Goods, a social enterprise that is harnessing the power of micro-franchising to build a sustainable distribution platform for products designed to fight poverty and disease in the developing world. Prior to launching Living Goods, Chuck founded TravelSmith and grew it to over two million customers and $100 million in sales. After selling TravelSmith in 2004, Chuck devoted his entrepreneurial instincts to building vibrant enterprises in both the private and social sectors. In affiliation with the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital he participated in the acquisition and turnaround of 10 major apparel brands with combined sales over $2 billion including Spiegel, Newport News, Norm Thompson and Express. As pro-bono president, Chuck led the turnaround of the HealthStore/CFW Shops, a system of micro franchised clinics serving the poor in Kenya. While working in Kenya Chuck witnessed the limits of storefront models and developed the idea for Living Goods – the “Avon for pro-poor products.” Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ women entrepreneurs who earn an income going door-to-door selling a wide range of life-saving and life-changing products at prices affordable to poor consumers. Living Goods aims to be a 100% financially sustainable system for defeating disease and poverty in the developing world.
Chuck currently serves on the boards of The Initiative for Global Development, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Three Day Blinds and Living Goods, and is a former board member of Spiegel Brands. He is a recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is a Draper Richards Fellow. He has spoken at many venues including the Clinton Global Initiative, Global Philanthropy Forum, World Affairs Council, Yale, Harvard, and Stanford, among others. Chuck earned both a BA and a Master’s in Public and Private Management from Yale. He resides in California with his wife Molly and sons Cooper, Riley and Jackson.
Board of Advisors
Sir Richard Feachem, MD
First Director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Professor of International Health at UCSF and UC Berkeley; Founding Director of the Institute for Global Health at UCSF.
Former Executive Director, UNICEF (2005-2010); Former United States Secretary of Agriculture (2001-2005); Board Member, Nestle; Named to Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women (2009).
Dr. Christopher J. Elias, MD, MPH
President, Global Development, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Kevin Starr, MD
Director of the Mulago Foundation and the Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program
Lecturer in International Health at UCSF
Dr. Allen Hammond
Senior Entrepreneur, Ashoka Innovators for the Public
CEO, Healthpoint Services
President and CEO, Technoserve
Uganda Country Director, Technoserve
Kathryn E. Johnson
Former CEO of Health Forum
Founder of International Development Enterprises (IDE) and D-Rev
Dr. Sam Okuonzi
Director, Uganda National Health Research Organization, Uganda Ministry of Health
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub
Professor, Harvard University and Director, Global Health Delivery Project
Dr. Sam Okware
Uganda Commissioner of Health Services, Community Health