Paul Jensen

Paul Jensen

Director of Policy and Strategy

Paul Jensen has worked for The Union since February 2014. His analysis of tuberculosis, global health and international development policy has earned news coverage from over 100 media outlets worldwide, including the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, Reuters and others. He has conducted field research in over 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Until March 2012, Paul served as Deputy Director of ACTION, an international network of advocacy organisations supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Paul led ACTION's policy and research efforts and was instrumental in developing and executing global advocacy strategies that mobilised more than US$1 billion in new resources for TB, HIV/AIDS, and other development priorities. From 2003–04, he developed resources and programming for the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute at Rutgers University.

Paul studied Biological Foundations of Behavior at Franklin & Marshall College and has provided strategic consulting services for senior leadership of global organisations across the public, private and non-profit sectors. He lives in Washington, DC.