Ellen Agler

CEO, The END Fund

Ellen serves as the CEO of the END Fund, and works to see an end to the suffering caused by five neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affecting 1.5 billion people. She has worked in global health and humanitarian response for over 20 years in more than 70 countries, for organizations including International Medical Corps and Operation Smile. She holds graduate degrees in International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.

In addition to Panorama Global, she currently serves on the boards of the Legatum Institute, the World Economic Forum’s Global Health Security Advisory Board, and Uniting to Combat NTDs. Ellen’s book, Under the Big Tree: Extraordinary Stories from the Movement to End Neglected Tropical Diseases (foreword by Bill Gates) was published in January 2019 by Johns Hopkins University Press. She was also named as one of Fortune Magazine’s “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” for 2019.

Ned Harvey

Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Ned Harvey is a Managing Director at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit.

As Managing Director, Harvey is responsible for leading RMI’s Carbon War Room (CWR). The CWR was founded as a global NGO by Sir Richard Branson and a group of like-minded entrepreneurs in 2009.

Ned’s tenure at RMI and CWR leverages his twenty years of diverse business leadership experience. Prior positions at RMI include serving as the institute’s Chief Operating Officer, Program Director for the Solar Market Transformation Program and head of Development.

Prior to RMI, Ned founded and led several Renewable Energy Development companies and served as an executive for a global consultancy. In his early career, he spent eight years as an officer in the United States Navy, serving aboard nuclear submarines and in the Tomahawk cruise missile program office.

Ned serves on the boards for the Harvard Business School Club of Colorado and the Colorado Clean Tech Industry Association. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Peter McDermott

Director, Fajara Associates

Peter is the Director of Fajara Associates, and is an internationally renowned development expert with over 25 years’ experience in the design and successful delivery of global initiatives for women and children living in poverty, affected by disease and impacted by conflict. A mission-driven leader, with extensive international experience including under the most difficult circumstances. Over ten years’ experience as a Board member/trustee with executive leadership in philanthropy. Strong diplomatic skills and a track record developing strategic partnerships and a proven ability to convene, persuade and facilitate the building of consensus among diverse groups and individuals. At ease working with heads of states, executive leadership of international organizations as well as community leaders. In collaboration with the co-founders, shaped one of the UK’s largest foundations into an increasingly strategic and effective organization with a growing reputation for rigor and results for children and women.

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