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Christine Heenan

Christine Heenan serves as Flagship’s senior partner and Chief Communications Officer, overseeing communications, external affairs, and branding and marketing for Flagship and its enterprise companies. She also serves as an advisor to dozens of Flagship-founded companies within its broader ecosystem. She is the founder and former President of the Clarendon Group, a consulting firm focused on social impact, communications, advocacy, and leadership voice. While at Clarendon she advised clients including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Broad Institute, the Whitehead Institute, the Social Science Research Council, CARE USA, the University of Miami, the Rockefeller Family Office, philanthropist Donald Sussman, and other notable organisations, leaders, and philanthropists. She also served as Senior Vice President for Global Policy & Advocacy at The Rockefeller Foundation, where she led the Foundation’s policy, program influence, partnerships, and communications teams, as well as its regional teams in Asia, Africa, and Italy. While at Rockefeller, Ms. Heenan led the creation of #Solvable, a global platform for highlighting the UN SDGs featuring more than 45 mini-films, an acclaimed podcast, and an award-winning documentary film. During the Clinton Administration, she served in the White House as a Senior Policy Analyst and speechwriter, focused primarily on health-care policy, women’s issues, and other areas of domestic policy.