Spring Gombe-Götz is Partner and Principal at Market Acces Africa. She has over 20 years’ experience in access to knowledge and global health policy development and advocacy. She has worked with the leading civil society organisations advocating for access to knowledge and public-interest driven medicines policy, including Drugs for Neglected Disease Initiative (DNDi), KEI, Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign and OXFAM. She has also provided consultant and advisory services to multilateral institutions, governments and foundations. Spring started her professional life working with medically underserved urban populations in the USA, tackling racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.