Global Finance Strategies expertise and global infrastructure, including staff and direct resources in the emerging economies, allows us to effectively serve our clients in these regions. All of our staff has extensive experience working inside companies and non-profit organizations, managing and leading the types of organizations we now advise. We leverage that insider expertise to provide pragmatic and sustainable solutions to the issues affecting our clients.
Key Global Finance Strategies Staff
Linn is the Founder and Principal of Global Finance Strategies, with over 30 years of international development experience and for-profit experience working as a CFO and Operations Executive focused on emerging economies.
David is a Principal at GFS, and Founder and Principal at GHS, with over 25 years of experience working in global health advocacy and the private and legal sectors.
Mike is an Executive Advisor for GFS specializing in research and development. He has over 40 years of experience as a Chief Operating/Financial Officer managing both large and small research institutions, including at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Hitesh is Vice President of GFS’s India Operations with over 15 years of finance and administrative experience working in India in international development, legal services, banking and auditing.
Indira Behara Tankha
Indira Behara is a Vice President, and oversees projects on infectious diseases and reproductive health. Indira has worked closely with the Indian national TB Program and its partners for many years, leading efforts to build awareness across diverse groups of stakeholders, engage champions, and create and scale up the TB Harega Desh Jeetega campaign across the country. She has also worked on areas such as neglected tropical diseases, antimicrobial resistance, as well innovation, and representation in healthcare. Her expertise lies in strategic planning and designing health systems strengthening solutions. Indira is a trained physician with a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York, with experience in clinical medicine as well as public health policy research.
Ruchey is a Senior Vice President of sponsored research programs with over 15 years of experience in managing grants & contracts and sponsored research.
Lilian is a Finance and Administration Director based in GFS’s Brazil office with nineteen years of experience in finance and operations management of non-profit organizations.
Wang Qi is a Manager based in GFS’s China office, with extensive experience in finance, operations and administration for non-profit organizations and international companies.
Anjali is a Senior Advisor of GFS and oversees the company’s work in emerging markets and the global south. She has 20 years of experience in program implementation and strategy development with organizations working in international development and public health.
Marjorie is a Senior Advisor specializing in compliance with extensive background in project management, grants management, and capacity building in donor compliance and best practices.
Amy is a Senior Advisor specializing in M&E with extensive experience in consulting for philanthropic and non-profit organizations.
Rodolfo is a Senior Advisor specializing in Information Management with more than twenty years of experience working in the field of Information Management for non-profit organizations.
Cary E. Thomas
Cary is a Senior Advisor, specializing in the higher education and research institute markets. He is also a creator of dynamic software applications.