Cynthia Eldridge

Chemonics International
Director for Frontier Health Markets Engage (FHM Engage)

Cynthia Eldridge is the global project director for Frontier Health Markets Engage (FHM Engage) at Chemonics International. Previously, she was the CEO & founder of Impact for Health International, a global health consultancy, and associate director of MSI’s health markets team.

Ms. Eldridge brings more than 20 years of health systems experience including a unique set of public and private sector programme implementation and support expertise. She is a knowledgeable leader and manager with prowess for sound technical analysis, creative and thought-provoking strategic facilitation, and strong coalition-building.

She has worked or consulted with a wide range of organisations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the World Bank, the WHO, ThinkWell, Results for Development, and Avenir Health. Ms. Eldridge holds a Master’s in health policy, planning, and financing from The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine/London School of Economics and a B.A. in biology and art history from Wellesley College.