Board of Directors

Katherine Collins, MTS

Head of Sustainable Investing, Putnam Investments
Last Mile Health, Board Chair

Katherine Collins is the first head of sustainable investing at Putnam Investments, where she leads the firm’s investment research, strategy implementation, and thought leadership on environmental, social, and governance issues. Previously, Katherine was Founder and CEO of Honeybee Capital, an investment research firm focused on sustainable and impact investing, and at Fidelity Management and Research Company she served as head of US Equity Research, Portfolio Manager and Analyst. In addition to her work with Last Mile Health, Katherine serves in numerous board and advisory positions with groups such as Wellesley College and its Business Leadership Council, Harvard Divinity School Dean’s Council, the Santa Fe Institute, and the Omega Institute. Katherine holds a BA with honors from Wellesley College and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School.

Kim Keller, MSc.

Executive Director, David & Anita Keller Foundation
Last Mile Health, Board Vice Chair

Kim Keller is the Executive Director of the David & Anita Keller Family Foundation, a Bay Area-based family foundation committed to human rights as the cornerstone to peace and justice. In addition to serving on the boards of the Foundation for National Progress (Mother Jones) and Accountability Counsel, Kim is an active member of The Philanthropy Workshop West, Global Philanthropy Forum, and the International Human Rights Funders Group. In 2011, she volunteered with the Carter Center as an election observer during the Liberian presidential election. Prior to directing her family’s foundation, Kim worked in social science research and policy analysis for Bay Area non-profits including the Prevention Research Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and for the Department for Veterans’ Affairs. Kim holds degrees from Wellesley College and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Lynn Black, MD, MPH

Associate Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Lynn Black is a Physician Director for Network Development and Integration at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is on the clinical staff of the Department of Medicine and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the International Medical and Surgical Response Team East for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She has worked on projects for academic institutions, FEMA, and non-governmental organizations in Haiti, Liberia, Chad, Belize, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guam, and Micronesia. She also serves on the Massachusetts General Hospital Ethics Committee and as an evaluator for asylum seekers with Physicians for Human Rights. Lynn holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Vermont, an MD/MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Cornell New York Hospital.

Andy Bryant, MPA

Executive Director, Segal Family Foundation

Andy Bryant currently serves as the Executive Director of the Segal Family Foundation. He oversees the Foundation’s team and implements the vision of the Segal family. He has worked in international development for many years, with a focus on programming that provides self-sustaining solutions to poverty. Prior to joining the Segal Family Foundation, he served as a Princeton in Africa Fellow and founded the microfinance program for Tanzanian Children’s Fund. He also worked as a consultant for the Mpoma Community HIV/AIDS Initiative and TechnoServe in East Africa and India. In addition to Last Mile Health, Andy currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Komo Learning Centres, Princeton in Africa, and Spark MicroGrants. Andy holds a BA from Princeton University and an MPA in International Development from Syracuse University.

Peggy Clark, MA

Vice President, Policy Programs and Executive Director, Aspen Global Innovators Group, Aspen Institute 

Peggy Clark is Vice President of Policy Programs and Executive Director of Aspen Global Innovators Group. Peggy has had a 30-year career working on issues of poverty alleviation, global health, social enterprise, and development finance. Serving in founding and leadership roles at the Aspen Institute, the Ford Foundation, Save the Children, Realizing Rights, and on boards including Root Capital, Last Mile Health, Impact Assets, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance and the Calvert Foundation, Peggy has been a leading figure in identifying and building industries, movements, and creative advocacy on key issues of our times. Peggy received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Microenterprise from President Bill Clinton, and was instrumental in passage of the WHO Global Code of Practice on the Ethical Recruitment of Health Workers.  Currently, Peggy provides strategic oversight and guidance to the Aspen Institute’s 30 policy programs and directs a portfolio of programs promoting breakthrough solutions to global development in the areas of health innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship. Previously, Peggy served as the Executive Vice President of the Aspen Institute, co-founder and Managing Director of Realizing Rights, Chair of the Women’s Program Forum at the Ford Foundation, and as the first Director of Small Scale Enterprise and Credit at Save the Children Federation.

Kevin Fleming, MPP

Country Director, Peace Corps Liberia

Kevin Fleming is the Peace Corps Country Director in Liberia. He is a public-sector leader with over twenty years’ experience in the fields of domestic and international development, education reform, community health, and economic and agriculture revitalization. Fleming has dedicated himself to working at organizations that value cross-cultural interactions, volunteerism and collaboration. Prior to joining the Peace Corps, he served as the Interim Executive Managing Director at Last Mile Health. He also served as the Chief of Staff and Chief of Strategy at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Senior Vice President at Operation Hope, and the Country Relations Manager at Teach for All in South Africa. He is a Teach for America alum and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, where he served in Lesotho. Kevin holds a Masters in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Xavier University.

Pooja Kumar, MD, MSc.

Principal, McKinsey & Company

Pooja Kumar is a principal in McKinsey’s Boston office. A physician by training, Pooja focuses on health systems growth, partnership strategies, and operational transformations in markets experiencing payment reform. She has worked across public and private sector institutions, profit and not-for-profit health systems, and leads much of McKinsey’s academic medical center work and the Firm’s knowledge development on physician strategy. She has worked extensively on refugee health with UNHCR (Congo-Zambia border), Save the Children (East Timor), UNICEF (India), the International Rescue Committee (Azerbaijan), and Doctors without Borders. Pooja holds a BA in Health Policy from Duke University, an MSc from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and an MD from Harvard Medical School.

Brad Mak, MBA

Technology Sector Team Leader and Equity Analyst, MFS Investment Management

Brad Mak works at MFS Investment Management in Boston where he invests in public technology and business services companies. Previously, Brad worked as an investment analyst at Highbridge Capital Management, in healthcare private equity and in strategic planning at Genentech, Inc. Brad has volunteered with the Full Circle Fund in San Francisco, The World Bank in Bangladesh and Doctors Without Borders in Costa Rica and Peru. Most recently, Brad was a founding board member and chair of the finance committee of the DREAM Charter School in East Harlem where he helped develop the initial business plan with Harlem RBI and assisted with the expansion of the school to a full K-7th grade program. Brad earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Human Biology from Brown University, where he was a recipient of the Royce Fellowship and co-founded the Providence, RI chapter of Health Leads.

Moses Massaquoi, MD

Liberia Country Director, Clinton Health Access Initiative

Moses B. F. Massaquoi currently serves as Country Director for Clinton Health Access Initiative Liberia. He has over twenty-five years of public health and clinical experience as a recognized expert in nursing, medicine, surgery, public health, infectious disease, humanitarian services, disaster preparedness, and epidemics in conflicts and vulnerable settings. He has worked in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with international organizations. He is well published in international scientific and medical journals, has presented at several international health conferences, serves as a peer reviewer, and sits on numerous international health-related boards.

Robtel Neajai Pailey, MSc, PhD

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Oxford

Robtel Neajai Pailey is a Liberian academic, activist and author of the anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh! With over 15 years of combined professional experiences in Africa, Europe and North America, she has previously worked with regional and multilateral organisations, governments, NGOs, media institutions and universities. Robtel’s core areas of research and policy expertise include the political economy of development, migration, citizenship, conflict, post-war recovery, governance, all with respect to Africa. Her scholarly writing and popular commentary have appeared in academic journals, edited book volumes, newspapers and magazines. Robtel holds BA degrees in African Studies and English Literature from Howard University, an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Development Studies from SOAS, University of London.

Wendy Taylor, MPP

Rockefeller Foundation Fellow

Wendy Taylor is a global innovation pioneer who has worked for the last 20 years catalyzing innovations to tackle some of the world’s toughest global health challenges and utilizing market-based solutions to scale for impact. Most recently, she was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to explore how to advance opportunities in artificial intelligence, digital and data technologies to transform global health, including applying advanced outbreak analytics to pandemic threats enabling effective outbreak prediction, earlier detection and precision response. In 2010, Wendy founded and built the Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact at the US Agency for International Development to apply innovative, business-minded approaches to accelerate the development, introduction and scale-up of priority global health innovations. In 2004, Wendy founded Bio Ventures for Global Health, a non-profit working to engage the biopharmaceutical industry in developing medicines for diseases of the developing world. Wendy also advises a number of start-ups, non-profits, and foundations. Wendy received a BA from Duke University and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University.