Andre Festekjian researches global trends in foreign direct investment in healthcare, cost containment strategies, and pharmaceutical supply chains. He supports an array of project teams, including providing considerable technical inputs for Aceso Global’s work on population targeting mechanisms for the Joint Learning Network. Prior to joining Aceso Global, he interned at a stock exchange in Argentina conducting economic research and market risk analysis. Mr. Festekjian also interned at the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, where as part of a team, he organized a Latin American Think Tank Summit in the Dominican Republic. Mr. Festekjian received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He speaks Armenian, Spanish and Portuguese.