Marielle Hart

International HIV/AIDS Alliance (Alliance) | Policy Manager

Marielle Hart is Policy Manager with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (Alliance) U.S office in Washington D.C., responsible for coordinating global policy work implemented in D.C., Brussels and Geneva. She has been working with the Alliance for almost ten years. Having a Bachelor Degree in European Political Studies and a Master Degree in Political Science, she started her career as Parliamentary Advisor to a Member of the European Parliament in Brussels. After that she worked for Doctors without Borders in Amsterdam and at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva. In 2005, she accepted a position as Head of EU Policy in the Alliance’s Brussels office and moved to Washington D.C in 2010. In her current capacity, she advocates for strong and comprehensive political support for HIV, health and the needs and rights of populations most affected by HIV, in particular LGBTI people, people who use drugs and sex workers. She engages with a wide range of stakeholders, including representatives of U.S government agencies, UN agencies, EU Institutions, Southern governments and with civil society organizations across the world. Marielle is the Alliance’s global policy lead on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals process and implements global policy activities for the Link Up project, which works to ensure integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights services for young people living with and most affected by HIV.