As OFH’s founder and CEO, Dr. Faber brings more than 30 years of expertise in the pharmaceutical industry to the organization. As OFH’s leader, he works closely with the OFH team as well as senior political leaders in Rwanda and other potential geographies to further OFH’s mission of increasing healthcare access.
Dr. Faber also has extensive knowledge in global health. He is the former Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, for GlaxoSmithKline and served as director of its International Division which covered all countries with the exception of the USA, Europe and Japan.
Through successive mergers, his responsibilities grew to include accountability for pharmaceuticals, consumer health, vaccines and manufacturing in SmithKline Beecham Southern Africa. Dr. Faber was also a member of the company’s Policy Team on Access to Medicine.
Dr. Faber’s commitment to increasing healthcare access and his passion for entrepreneurship led to OFH’s creation. Prior to OFH, he also served as CEO of The Healthstore Foundation, a highly respected non-profit committed to increasing healthcare access in developing countries.