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Martin Edlund

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Martin Edlund

CEO, Malaria No More; Executive Director, Health Finance Coalition
Martin Edlund

Martin Edlund is a founding member and Chief Executive Officer of Malaria No More, a globally recognized non-profit with the visionary mission to end humanity’s oldest, deadliest disease in our lifetimes. Martin has played a lead role in mobilizing global financing, political will, and innovations to scale life-saving interventions for the global malaria campaign. In 2019, Martin led the creation of Forecasting Healthy Futures (FHF), a global policy and partnership platform focused on scaling health innovations in the context of climate change. Martin also serves as Executive Director of the Health Finance Coalition, which is raising substantial private capital to help achieve public health goals through blended-finance structures that count leading global corporates, major Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), and top foundations as investors. Previously, Martin lived and worked in West Africa as Malaria No More’s Director of New Programs, where he helped lead innovative net distribution, testing and education campaigns with Youssou N’Dour, government officials, and media partners in Senegal, Cameroon, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Chad. Prior to joining MNM, Martin was a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The New Republic, and a political consultant in Washington, D.C., specializing in online campaign strategies. He is a graduate of Harvard University.