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Neil McCarthy

Medicines for Malaria Venture
Director, External Relations

As Director for External Relations, Neil McCarthy is responsible for generating income from Medicines for Malaria Venture’s existing donor base as well as generating new and innovative sources to support the work of the organization for years to come. Before joining MMV, Mr. McCarthy spent 12 years working in resource mobilization in the non-profit world. In his most recent role, he was Director of Development and Stakeholder Relations with the World Heart Federation, a Geneva-based NGO working with 200 member organisations in 100 countries. His primary focus was on developing a diverse income stream from pharma and other private sector industries. Prior to this, he was the Chief of Section for UNICEF International within the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division, also based in Geneva, where in 8 years his team generated over $400 million in net income for the organisation. Before working in the non-profit sector, he led the brand and product development functions within Coca-Cola Europe and a number of other fast moving consumer goods companies. Mr. McCarthy has a BSc in Engineering Product Design from London’s South Bank University and he is also a Chartered Designer in product development.