Last year Anne Scott joined the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation as its new President and CEO. Previously, Anne served as Executive Director of Programs at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in London, where she was responsible for the performance management of CIFF’s $150 million portfolio of grants and other impact investments in Africa and South Asia. Prior to CIFF, Anne led the implementation of a $27 million maternal and child health and nutrition program in the Palestinian Territories, where she lived and worked for three years. She has also lived and worked in Botswana, Indonesia and India, where she led the implementation and evaluation of a number of large HIV treatment and care programs funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation.
Anne holds a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania in the US, and an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Audit from the University of Kent in the UK. She completed post-doctoral fellowships in science and diplomacy with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and in health and child survival at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is an engine for positive change. By building on local strengths, the foundation seeks to catalyze community investment, bold thinking, and inspired leadership to address the critical challenges facing Charlottesville and the surrounding communities.