Ben Plumley has a passion for building public-private partnerships to expand access to health. With 25 years of experience, including driving pharmaceutical product launches, issues management, treatment and prevention campaigns, he has established a wide global network of community and patient groups, corporations, foundations, non-profits, the United Nations, and the media.
Between 2010 and 2017, Ben was the CEO of the Global Health Technical Assistance and Policy Think Tank, Pangaea. As well as non-profits, he has extensive public and private sector experience, having been Global Public Health Manager at Chevron, Vice President of Access at Johnson & Johnson, Director of the Executive Office at UNAIDS, and the founding Executive Director of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS.
In 2018, Ben founded Hunuvat, a global health access strategy agency, to forge high-profile and impactful partnerships between the biomedical private sector, governments, communities and the UN;developing policies and advocacy strategies for corporations and non-profit organizations on access to infectious disease, cancer and auto-immune medicines strategies, universal healthcare (UHC), and low-cost health schemes for the poor. He builds partnerships to engage private sector support for sustained US investment in global health, and advises and fundraises for a global network of indigenous communities affected by infectious disease. Ben also host of A Shot In The Arm Podcast; a weekly podcast on global health and human rights to expand access to health for everyone, reaching over 20,000 listeners and viewers around the world.
Ben also has wide Board experience, including Secretary of the Californian Prevention Education Project in Oakland, ICASO, AIDS Care China and from 2010 to 2017, Board Member of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition.