About Marion Birnstill
Marion works for the Johnson & Johnson Foundation and is collaborating on the delivery of the Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact strategy in EMEA and for realizing its vision of supporting and championing the people on the front lines of delivering care. Marion is a seasoned global health and partnering professional with close to 12 years’ experience spanning a career working for leading organisations across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Throughout the years Marion built a career co-creating, facilitating and managing partnerships across big and small organisations and discovered that social change and improvement of health is not enough. Privileged to work with some of the leading health innovators, system’s thinkers and entrepreneurs, she has been challenging the status quo by advocating for new ways of partnering with the belief that collective action and impact approaches are needed to drive transformation and systemic change. She has also been exploring how to best invest in resilience at individuals, communities and health systems level to shift from curing bad health to sustaining good health. Marion obtained a Degree in Literature and Philosophy in France and Germany and graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Business in London where she specialized in Corporate Social Responsibility in the pharmaceutical industry. Marion is a native French speaker and is fluent in German and English. She is passionate about swimming against the tide, bringing up her son as responsible global citizen, and finding inner peace thanks to yoga!
Heart, Science and Ingenuity: Re-framing the Sustainable Development Goals for collective impact