Sam Mayer

Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships

Sam is the Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships at the END Fund. He is responsible for managing long-term engagement strategies and deepening institutional trust with the organization’s most strategic global partners. Sam leads various external-facing engagements that elevate these partnerships to advance our common goals and he is a regular public speaker on behalf of the END Fund.

Previously, Sam was Executive Director, International Programs at the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund where he oversaw a grant portfolio that supported 130 HIV/AIDS service organizations across 50 countries. There, he devised public private partnerships and strategic health programs that reached over 26 million people affected by or at risk of HIV/AIDS.

Prior to that, Sam led global fundraising efforts for a leading sport-for-development organization, Grassroot Soccer. He was also previously Chief Operating Officer for Millennium Promise, and Global Operations Manager at the Clinton Health Access Initiative where he helped establish the organization’s health financing division.