Andrew Farnum

Gates Foundation Strategic Investment Fund

Andrew Farnum is the Director of the Gates Foundation’s Strategic Investment Fund, where he manages the foundation’s $2 billion impact investment program. The fund has made more than 80 investments around the world in all of the priority sectors of the foundation, including in global health product development, healthcare delivery, financial services for the poor, agriculture and education. He formerly worked at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, where he was responsible for developing private sector projects in Africa and India.

Previously Andrew was an investor and investment banker at TPG and Goldman, Sachs. Andrew has a master’s degree in international development (MPAID) from the Harvard Kennedy School and an AB in molecular biology from Princeton University.