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Michael SHELDRICK Global Director of Policy and Advocacy, Global Poverty Project, New York


 Michael Sheldrick, originally from Perth Australia, at the age of 28 leads the Global Citizen’s global advocacy work from its New York office. In this role, Sheldrick currently coordinates The End of Polio campaign, which working with Rotary has helped mobilize more than $800 million in support of polio eradication efforts. In this role he works closely with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, WHO, and the World Bank. He led the successful 2011 End of Polio campaign that saw Commonwealth leaders announce $118 million in contributions to the GPEI at the 2011 Perth Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.