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).
Nidhi Dubey is a Senior Vice President, a lawyer by training, has over 20 years of experience in the development sector, specialising in designing and leading behaviour change campaigns.
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 is a Senior Director, and her lifelong dream of becoming an ‘agent of change’ led her to study medicine. She has received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in Chennai, India.
Ruchey is a Senior Director of sponsored research programs with over 15 years of experience in managing grants & contracts and sponsored research.
Lilian is a Manager 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.
Tara Burkhard is a Manager of Accounting with an interest in global outreach and wellness. She began her career in financial services but later moved into healthcare spending two years with the largest physician owned practice in New Jersey, assisting in the development of the corporate accounting department, during its rapid expansion.
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.