Pascal Bijleveld

CEO, ATscale, Global Partnership for Assistive Technology (hosted by UN)

Speaker Bio

Pascal Bijleveld has over 20 years of leadership experience in global development at country, regional and global levels. He has straddled the private and public sectors, working with McKinsey, WHO, UNICEF, CHAI, and Gavi. In his current role as CEO of ATscale, he works to increase access to Assistive Technology in low- and middle-income countries. 

ATscale, the Global Partnership for Assistive Technology (AT), is a cross-sector global partnership with a mission to transform people’s lives through AT - eyeglasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs, digital devices, etc. It catalyzes action to ensure that, by 2030, an additional 500 million people in low- and middle-income countries get the life-changing AT they need. ATscale works with governments, AT users, NGOs, bilateral donors, the private sector, and multilateral organizations to increase awareness and political will and support innovation and investment in AT markets, systems, and services.