Ann Casanova is an international development advisor with more than 20 years of experience providing vision, strategy, and management of development projects and publications for the Global Fund, the International Finance Corporation (private sector lending arm of the World Bank Group), the Inter-American Development Bank, and USAID. She has a strong background in leading international, multi-disciplinary teams to bring innovative solutions to solve complex development problems in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. For Aceso Global, she oversaw the development of a key study
for The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria on private sector engagement that resulted in recommendations being incorporated into the 2023-2028 strategy. For IFC, she authored numerous publications that promoted global learning on successful health service delivery and business models that are innovative and efficient, and which provide better health outcomes at a lower cost. For the Inter-American Development Bank, she served in the front office of the Country Department for Central America, where she advanced the objectives established under the Agenda for a Better Bank. Ann holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Florida. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.