Sofi Bergkvist is an independent adviser to governments, foundations and private companies on universal health coverage and health system strengthening. She co-founded and served as the Executive Director for ACCESS Health International, a think tank with extensive work and offices in India, China, the Philippines, Singapore and the United States. She has developed programs for national and sub-national insurance programs including programs for quality improvement. Ms. Bergkvist has published research on health financing and quality of care in The Lancet and The British Medical Journal. She has also served as a guest lecturer on public-private partnerships, health financing and innovations in healthcare at Wharton School, Stockholm School of Economics and Brown University. She has an MSc in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics where she focused on health economics.