Jeanna Holtz

Abt Associates | Principal Associate

Jeanna Holtz is a health financing specialist with more than 25 years of experience. Since joining Abt Associates in July 2014, Ms. Holtz has provided technical assistance on private-sector, health finance, and health systems strengthening projects, with emphasis on insurance and universal health coverage, public-private partnerships and contracting approaches. She presently serves as health financing lead for the Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector Plus (SHOPS Plus) project. Previously, Ms. Holtz served as Chief Project Manager of the International Labour Organization’s Impact Insurance Facility. In that position, she launched an innovative program that awarded grants of more than $15 million to 60 implementing partners to test approaches to make quality insurance products accessible to poor households in low- and middle-income countries. Earlier in her career, Ms. Holtz held positions with global financial services provider Allianz and worked for more than a decade for the U.S. health insurer Aetna.