Health Investment & Finance


Therese Fergo


Ms. Therese Fergo is an Associate with Health Investment & Financing focussed on business development and financial management.

Ms. Fergo is a Business Development and Financial Management Specialist with over 30 years of work experience.

Prior to joining HIF, Ms. Fergo worked at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private arm of the World Bank Group. She was responsible for financial and portfolio management of the US$1 billion Health in Africa Program. In this capacity she coordinated and oversaw fundraising, working with investors and donors, and the day-to-day financial portfolio management of the Program. She was involved in setting up the associated US$300 million Equity Fund for Health and US$500 million Debt Facility.

She was responsible for financial and program management of a regional market intelligence Report on the Business of Health in Africa conducted by McKinsey & Company. She was also responsible for the financial and contract management of the Rand Corporation/Economist Intelligence Unit/Results for Development (R4D) Market Intelligence Report of the private health sector in Ghana, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Market Intelligence Report of the private health sector in Mali, the Abt Associates Market Intelligence Report of the private health sector in Kenya. She worked as a Senior Evaluation and Implementation Specialist with the World Bank Group.

Ms. Fergo has extensive experience managing a variety of complex public/private partnership programs in the areas of governance, hospitals, supply chains and life sciences sectors. She has worked closely with the health investment and development community, including companies and agencies such as Goldman Sachs, USAID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and a range of bilateral donors such as France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States.

Prior to joining the World Bank Group Ms. Fergo was an International Business Development Associate for The Santangelo Group in Washington, D.C., Vice President for Staff and Investor Relations with the United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR), Washington, D.C., International Business Development Director for Sky Station International, Washington D.C., Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director for UNICEF in New York, N.Y., and Marketing Assistant at American Express TRS.

Ms. Fergo has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and is fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Danish.

Contact details

Therese Fergo

Health Investment & Financing
14 Wall Street, 20th Floor
New York ,NY
United States of America

Office: 1 (202) 669-9414
Office: 1 (212) 348_1866
Cell: 1 (202) 669-9414
Fax: 1 (212) 348-2866