Elaine Gibbons is vice president for Global Engagement and Communications at PATH, where she leads a team that engages donors, partners, and peers in mobilizing resources to solve the world’s most challenging health problems. Ms. Gibbons oversees PATH’s brand, communications, policy and advocacy, philanthropy, and strategic corporate engagements. Her team tells the story of PATH’s work, inspires support, and convenes multisector partnerships with corporations, governments, funders and policymakers to take innovation to scale and improve life for hundreds of millions of people every year.
Ms. Gibbons joined PATH in 2013, creating PATH’s global corporate engagement strategy and hiring a team to develop industry engagements rooted in corporate responsibility and shared value. A thought leader on multisector partnerships, Ms. Gibbons is a founding member of the Forum on Public-Private Partnerships at the National Academy of Medicine.
Ms. Gibbons has more than 15 years of experience leading international teams and executing major strategic initiatives in both business and nonprofits, with specific expertise in organizational and financial transformation. Before joining PATH, she worked with Russell Investments, including two years in Bangalore, India, where she led the development and management of all global offshore operations as managing director. Prior to that, she was managing director of Russell’s Private Client Services Marketing and Strategic Initiatives team, where she led the B2B Go-To-Market team.
A native of the United Kingdom, Ms. Gibbons earned her BA from Nottingham Trent University. She is a passionate human rights advocate, a lifelong member of Amnesty International, and a board member of WithinReach.