Aron Betru, MBA, MAManaging Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute, Washington, DC
Aron Betru brings extensive international development experience to the FHI 360 Board of Directors. He has pioneered new ways of leveraging guarantee-backed financing of public health commodities, mobilizing millions of dollars in commercial lending and trade financing for malaria and reproductive health. He will assist FHI 360’s expansion into social impact investing and development of new mechanisms to support social enterprise.
At the Milken Institute, Mr. Betru leads the institute’s Access to Capital and other strategic financing initiatives to enhance social impact in the United States and other countries. Prior to joining the institute, Mr. Betru was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Financing For Development, specializing in innovative financing solutions for international development. He has served in roles at the United Nations Foundation, TechnoServe and Dalberg Global Development Advisors, as well as private-sector companies McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Betru has contributed to American Banker, Milken Review and Global Health and Diplomacy. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Calvert Impact Capital and the FHI Foundation Board of Trustees.
Mr. Betru graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and international studies. He received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University and a Master of Arts from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Betru joined the Board of Directors in October 2019.