Michael Madnick is a Senior Advisor of Global Philanthropy at CCS Fundraising. He has served in various leadership positions in the international philanthropy arena, and most recently served as the Deputy Executive Director for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. Prior to this position he was Deputy Director for Global Health Policy and Advocacy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he managed portfolios spanning government relations and issue advocacy, while also spearheading a new “Emerging Donors” initiative, intended to cultivate major and new philanthropic resources and partnerships for global issues. Mr. Madnick also served for many years as the Senior Vice President at the United Nations Foundation, where he institutionalized an organization-wide partnership approach to generate additional financial and other support for UN causes.
Mr. Madnick speaks regularly on the subject of global philanthropy and partnerships, has published a chapter on the subject in a 2010 publication titled “Global Philanthropy,” and serves on a number of boards and advisory committees. He holds an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a law degree from Pace University.