President Global Policy & Advocacy
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gargee Ghosh oversees government affairs, economic policy, advocacy, and philanthropic partnerships in support of the foundation’s goals around the world. She is also responsible for the foundation’s regional offices and strategic presence in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
Her previous positions at the foundation included director of the Development Policy & Finance team and director of the Program Advocacy & Communications team. In those roles, she worked with international finance and economic decision-makers and led the development and implementation of the foundation’s issue advocacy and communications strategies.
Gargee previously held senior positions at McKinsey & Company, Google, and the Center for Global Development, and she served on the board of CAMFED USA and on President Barack Obama’s Global Development Council.
She holds graduate degrees in development economics from the University of Oxford and in international relations (MSFS) from Georgetown University, and she has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Victoria in Canada.