Cammie Lee is an expert on markets-based approaches to international development with more than 10 years of experience in the public and private sectors and across multiple industries.
At Results for Development, Ms. Lee is a senior program director leading R4D’s market shaping practice area; she also previously served as the country director in Tanzania. She leads all of R4D’s market shaping work across the health, education and nutrition sectors, including overseeing R4D’s efforts to reduce childhood mortality due to pneumonia, the world’s leading infectious disease killer of children under five. This includes managing the procurement of 10 million pneumonia treatments for children in Ethiopia and Tanzania, working with local change agents to shape the market in both countries and other high-burden geographies, as well as leveraging monitoring, evaluation and learning approaches to ensure a sustainable access to, and rational use of lifesaving medicines.
Ms. Lee has also developed market assessments, cost-effectiveness analyses and feasibility studies to identify gaps and craft purchasing and financing strategies to improve affordability, availability, quality, awareness and appropriate design of essential commodities and services. As a member of R4D’s management team, Ms. Lee contributes to organizational strategy, partner outreach and staff development.
Before joining R4D, Ms. Lee worked in strategy and management consulting at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where she conducted needs assessments, market sizing and financial analysis and developed business cases and market entry strategies for pharmaceutical, industrial goods and financial services companies. This work included piloting a lean efficiency improvement program for a global financial institution, generating 20 percent productivity improvement and significantly increasing morale in a workplace with 25 percent turnover. She is a recipient of the BCG Impact Award, given to one or two case teams annually for the most significant assistance to clients.
Previously, Ms. Lee worked at the U.N. Secretary-General’s Strategic Planning Unit, helping to develop his global health strategy, climate change policy and strengthening the U.N.’s collaboration with the creative community.
Ms. Lee holds an MBA and MA in sociology from Stanford University, an MPA from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a BA in international relations also from Stanford. She speaks English, German and Mandarin.