Linn Dorin, M.P.A.


Linn Dorin, M.P.A., is the founding principal of Global Finance Strategies and the COO/CFO of its parent organization Global Health Strategies, a global communications and advocacy firm with headquarters in New York City and offices in India, Brazil, China, Africa and the UK.


A seasoned operations, people and finance executive, most recently she was the Chief Administrative Officer at Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and before that, the CFO and SVP of Operations of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). At PPFA, Linn recruited and mentored a team of operations executives to support the implementation of the new strategic plan, including a new CFO, General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer.


During her 14 years at IAVI, Linn helped support the development of a $5 million-a-year nonprofit into a $100 million-a-year product-development partnership, with operations in Africa, India, Europe and elsewhere, and complex funding streams including U.S. Government and European Union funding. Prior to IAVI, Linn spent five years at Morgan Stanley as a vice president, and before that at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company (now KPMG), working as a certified public accountant. Linn has a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University.

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