Chairman Jeffrey L. Sturchio

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Jeff Sturchio is a global health thought leader and trusted counselor for senior leaders in the private sector, multilateral organizations, governments, NGOS and foundations.

At Rabin Martin, Jeff is a chief strategist whose broad expertise epitomizes the firm’s multidisciplinary nature.  He specializes in:


  • Designing new “bottom of the pyramid” business models and tiered pricing approaches to improve the health of vulnerable populations
  • Developing innovative market access strategies for emerging markets
  • Leading the development of policy frameworks for private sector engagement in global chronic disease prevention, treatment and care
  • Implementing stakeholder engagement and alliance development strategies for private sector, multilateral and NGO clients


Jeff joined Rabin Martin in September 2011 as Senior Partner and became President and CEO in July 2014. He became Chairman in January 2021 and now serves in an advisory role. He is former President and CEO of the Global Health Council. Before joining the Council in 2009, Dr. Sturchio was vice president of Corporate Responsibility at Merck & Co. Inc., and president of The Merck Company Foundation.

He is currently also chairman of the U.S. Corporate Council on Africa, chairman of the BroadReach Institute for Training and Education and a member of the boards of ACHAP, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria and the Science History Institute. Dr. Sturchio is also a visiting scholar at the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise at Johns Hopkins University; Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; a principal of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Arthur W. Page Society; and an advisor to amfAR, Intrahealth International, Partnership for Quality Medical Donations, the Global Health Group at the University of California San Francisco and the Rutgers Global Health Institute. His publications include Noncommunicable diseases in the developing world: addressing global gaps in policy research (edited with L. Galambos, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) and The Road to Universal Health Coverage: Innovation, Equity and the New Health Economy (edited with I. Kickbusch and L. Galambos, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019).


PhD, History & Sociology of Science
University of Pennsylvania

AB, History
Princeton University