Dr. Fawzia Rasheed

Senior Advisor to the Director of Health
of the Aga Khan Development Network
and Climate and Environment Lead

Fawzia is a policy and program analyst. Tackling the climate and environmental crises are her priorities. 

Fawzia leads the work on decarbonising health operations for the Aga Khan Health Services, across 8 countries and involving over 500 health facilities with ambitions of Net Zero operations by, if not before, 2030. Innovations developed through this experience are being shared with governments across the world in collaboration with the World Health Organisation. She holds professorships at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the James P Grant School of Public Health; and is a Trustee of OKRE, Founding Member of AmplifyChange and a member of the Global Steering Committee of the Geneva Centre of Healthcare Leadership for Sustainability.

Fawzia has worked with over 20 governments to evaluate, reposition and develop initiatives. She was Senior Policy Advisor to an intergovernmental South-South initiative of 16 Ministries of Health:  ‘Partners in Population and Development’ and developed several inter-government collaborations. Previous positions include Global Health Leadership Fellow and Senior Policy Adviser to the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNAIDS, and with The Global Fund.

Fawzia has a PhD in immunology/medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.