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Philip KenolPhilip manages the coalition’s multilateral policy analysis and advocacy work. He develops and implements outreach strategies to the various United Nations agencies and other multilateral organizations to ensure that the coalition is advocating a consistent position with all global health R&D stakeholders.

Philip has a background in global development policy and health care. Before joining GHTC, he served two years as a Senior Dedicated Advisor at the Advisory Board Company, working with hospitals and health care providers on issues surrounding burnout, patient safety, and engagement.

Prior to the Advisory Board, he managed the Alliance for Global Health and Competitiveness, a coalition of private companies and nonprofits that promote strategic investments in health care in developing and middle-income countries. As part of that work, he led lobbying efforts, helped forge new partnerships, and managed high-level roundtables to explore the challenges health decision-makers face.

He started his career at the German Marshall Fund, focusing on economic and development policy, and has worked on several political campaigns, including President Obama’s 2008 run.

Philip received his BA in Government (with a concentration in international development) from Dartmouth College. In his free time, you can usually find Philip playing soccer, rooting for the Capitals, and playing district trivia.

Blog posts written by Philip

Total of 20 blog posts

May 26, 2023

Four takeaways from the 76th World Health Assembly

GHTC is sharing our four top takeaways after being in Geneva this past week for the 76th World Health Assembly.

February 10, 2023

Shifting the dialogue: Four takeaways from WHO EB

GHTC reflects on our four biggest takeaways from the 152nd meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board (EB) earlier this month. 

January 25, 2023

WHO Executive Board preview: The next chapter for the global health architecture

As the World Health Organization's 152nd Executive Board meetings begin in Geneva next week, GHTC is reflecting on the four top issues we are tracking on at this year's meetings.

November 11, 2022

Stepping up to the plate: Three opportunities for G20 leaders to set an equitable, R&D-friendly global health agenda

GHTC identifies three key opportunities for ensuring an equitable and R&D-friendly global health agenda ahead of the G20 Leaders' Summit.

September 26, 2022

UNGA strikes back!

GHTC reflects on the key global health research and development highlights from the first in-person meeting of the United Nations General Assembly since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 4, 2022

Back to the future: Top takeaways from the WHO Executive Board meeting

This year’s WHO Executive Board forum took incremental steps toward reforming the world’s health preparedness architecture but left observers with more questions than answers.