Girindre  Beeharry

Girindre Beeharry

Director of the Global Education Strategy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Girindre Beeharry leads the foundation’s efforts to produce global public goods (data, evidence, innovation) that can inform local education policy reform in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. He previously served as director of the foundation’s India Country Office, overseeing the foundation’s work in health, sanitation, financial inclusion, and agriculture, in service of India’s most vulnerable communities. Before that, he was the director of strategy of the Global Health division and worked to ensure that life-saving technologies would be accessible by the people for whom they were developed. Prior to joining the foundation in 2005, Girindre worked in business development for immunization at Becton, Dickinson, and Co. He also worked as a senior health economist in the Latin America and Caribbean Region at the World Bank from 1997 to 2002.