Amie Batson, PATH’s chief strategy officer and VP of Strategy and Learning is responsible for guiding PATH’s strategy, leading strategic initiatives, strengthening partnerships and business relationships in the global health community and leading PATH’s Market Dynamics and in Results Management, Measurement, and Learning teams.
Ms. Batson’s 25-year career in global health includes positions with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, and most recently, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), where she served as senior deputy assistant administrator for global health.
During her three-year appointment with USAID, Ms. Batson led the agency’s engagement in the President’s Global Health Initiative, represented the US government on the board of the GAVI Alliance, and led the US government team in launching the Child Survival Call to Action with the global vision to end preventable child deaths.
Throughout her career in global health, Ms. Batson has been a leader in innovation. From her contribution to establish GAVI to the development of innovative financing mechanisms at the World Bank, her work has resulted in billions of dollars in new funding for global health and the vaccination of millions of children against polio, pneumonia, diarrhea, and other vaccine-preventable causes of death.
Ms. Batson earned a BA in economics from the University of Virginia and a MBA from the Yale University School of Management.