Lady Roslyn MorautaChair of the Board, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
In May 2023, the Global Fund Board announced the appointment of Lady Roslyn Morauta and Bience Gawanas as the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Global Fund Board for the 2023-2026 term.
Lady Roslyn Morauta took up office as Chair of the Global Fund Board in May 2023. She has deep experience with the Global Fund for many years and from multiple facets: in addition to serving as Vice-Chair of the Board for the last four years, she has also represented the Western Pacific Region constituency as Alternate Board Member and served as Chair of the Papua New Guinea Country Coordinating Mechanism. She has been a long-standing and steadfast champion of health, HIV programs and gender issues. Her role in the Country Coordinating Mechanism has given her close understanding of Global Fund strategies and processes, the working of the Secretariat, and the practical implementation of grants at country level.
Lady Roslyn has lived and worked in Papua New Guinea since 1982. Prior to that, she worked in publishing in England, taught Politics at the University of Ghana, the Australian National University and Queensland University, and worked as a research officer in the Defence Department in Canberra and for the Australian Social Welfare Commission.