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Will Kaplan

Will works to evaluate, structure, and manage strategic investments across many different sectors to support the foundation’s program strategies. Prior to joining the foundation, Will worked at TriLinc Global, where he focused on private credit in Africa and Latin America. Read More

Vanessa Bhark

Vanessa Bhark is a Principal at the Gates Foundation’s $2.5 billion Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), the foundation’s venture capital, debt, and guarantee fund. Prior to joining the Gates Foundation in 2021, Vanessa was a member of the investment team at Read More

Chris Chen

Investment Professional Chris Chen is a Principal at the Gates Foundation’s $2.5 billion Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), the foundation’s venture capital, debt, and guarantee fund. Chris has worked on SIF’s investments in BioNTech (BNTX), Sanofi Pasteur, Vedanta Biosciences, Lodo Therapeutics, Read More

Lynn Eisenhart

Investment Professional Lynn Chang Eisenhart is a Deputy Director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, currently working as a strategic advisor to Melinda Gates.  Lynn also spent 7 years on the Financial Services for the Poor team at the Read More

Julie Frye

Investment Professional Julie uses investment tools to support companies who are driving innovations critical to achieving the foundation’s ambitious goals in global health, global development, and U.S. education. Before joining the foundation, Julie was the Director of Financial Planning & Read More

Antonio Garcia Maldonado

Investment Professional Antonio Garcia Maldonado is an Investment Professional at the Gates Foundation’s $2.5 billion Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), the foundation’s venture capital, debt, and guarantee fund. He works on international investments with a focus on biotech in Europe and Read More

Richard Holmes

Investment Professional Richard works to evaluate, structure, and manage strategic investments across many different sectors to support the foundation’s program strategies. Prior to joining the foundation, Richard worked as an investment banking Analyst at Centerview Partners. There, he worked on Read More

Ryan Kreitzer

Investment Professional Ryan works to identify, structure and manage strategic investments across the foundation’s program strategies in global health & development and U.S. education. He has worked on investments ranging from early- and growth-stage equity to structured debt and equity Read More

Natalie Revelle

Director, Volume Guarantees and Senior Financial Advisor Natalie Revelle leads the Volume Guarantee initiative and structured financing investments within the Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) team. Working with pharmaceutical companies, sovereign and private foundation partners, donors, and implementing partners, Natalie has Read More

David Rossow

Investment Professional David leads international investments with a focus on biotech in Europe and Israel, and tech-enabled service/product delivery in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Since helping to establish the Strategic Investment Fund in 2010, he has led investments across Read More