Tom’s role at CARE International UK is to manage their private sector engagement team and also their institutional partnerships team. He is interested in co-creating relevant and responsive partnerships for the future. Driving a dynamic dialogue across private sector and government partners is a key part of his role and part of CARE International UK’s approach to tackling poverty at scale. He works closely with DfID and other key donors together with corporate partners on global issues of poverty and social injustice. He also engages business around a shared value, core business approach, which will be crucial to see sustainable impacts for both commercial and social outcomes.
Could a lack of investment in health workers jeopardize efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goals? In this guest column, Daryl Burnaby, director for front-line health worker programs at GSK, and Tom Sessions, head of strategic partnerships at CARE International, share their experience of how to harness innovative partnerships to strengthen health infrastructures.