Phyllis Heydt is a Vice-President for the WHO Ambassador for Global Strategies. As part of her current role she co-founded the Aspen Management Partnership for Health, is on the Board of the Financing Alliance for Health, and is on the Formation Committee of ATscale – the Global Partnership for Assistive Technologies.
Phyllis previously worked in the Strategy Team at the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria, and as an Engagement Manager in McKinsey’s healthcare practice in Germany and London. Phyllis is also passionate about assistive technologies for people with disabilities. She co-founded Discovering Hands, an international social healthcare company and she recently co-authored the report “The Missing Billion – access to health services for people with disabilities”.