Raelyn Campbell is an international consultant with more than 20 years of entrepreneurial experience developing and driving innovative policy advocacy, external relations, and partnership strategies to maximize impact and scale for global initiatives.
Over the last two decades, Raelyn has forged international partnerships to catalyze more than $4 billion to support access to healthcare around the world, including pioneering a $65 million innovative financing partnership for polio eradication with the Government of Japan that was a finalist for the 2014 OECD Development Assistance Committee “Taking Development Innovation to Scale” award. Most recently, she led resource mobilization strategies to launch a new $540 million multi-donor pandemic vaccine R&D investment fund at the January 2017 World Economic Forum.
As special advisor at the United Nations Foundation, she led and supported resource mobilization and global donor engagement strategies for immunization, mhealth, Every Woman Every Child, and other priority RMNCAH initiatives. At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she launched its first Asia-Pacific donor relations and advocacy portfolio, and led regional donor and partner advocacy and engagement to support resource mobilization and replenishment campaigns for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and other major global health programs. She has also directed international policy initiatives at the National Bureau of Asian Research, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the Pacific Council on International Policy, and the Japanese Diet.
Raelyn completed studies in international policy at the University of Tokyo Graduate School on a Japanese government (Monbusho) scholarship, after graduating magna cum laude from Occidental College. She speaks fluent Japanese.