Apoorva comes to HEP from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he spent the last 15 years working on his passion of delivering health services to the most vulnerable across the world.  He played a pivotal role in the global effort to eradicate polio, helping reduce cases by 99%, and has facilitated outreach to millions of vulnerable children in conflict countries with lifesaving vaccines. He is also passionate about supporting refugees and serves on the Board of Collateral Repair Project, an organization dedicated to war refugees based in Amman, Jordan. Prior to joining the Gates Foundation, Apoorva was a senior consultant with ECG Management Consultants, a healthcare consulting agency based here in Seattle.