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Neil Shah

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Neil Buddy Shah

CEO, Clinton Health Access Initiative
Neil Buddy Shah

Dr. Neil Buddy Shah is the CEO at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), a global health organization operating in 36 countries around the world, committed to saving lives and improving health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. Dr. Shah was previously the Managing Director of GiveWell, a research and funding organization that directs hundreds of millions of dollars per year to programs in global health and development. He is the co-founder, former CEO and now Board Chair of IDinsight, a global development data analytics and advisory firm with offices across Africa, Asia, and the US. He worked previously at the World Bank and MIT’s Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Dr. Shah holds an AB in economics from Harvard, an MD from Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and an MPA in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School. He is the Chair of Anthropic AI's Long-Term Benefit Trust, Board Chair of IDinsight, and also sits on the boards of Educate Girls, the Prevail Fund, and the Harvard Law School Institute to End Mass Incarceration.