Industry: Culture and society
Company: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Designation: Head of Middle East Relations
As head of Middle East relations at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Hassan Damluji supports the foundation’s mission in the region by managing partnerships. With an endowment of $50.7bn, the foundation aims to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty worldwide. As the foundation works to solve global issues, Damluji’s job is to think through how that work can be relevant to a particular region, and to build partnerships that can increase the Foundation’s impact.