Karl Hofmann is the President and CEO of global health organization, PSI. Mr. Hofmann is steering PSI on an ambitious plan to double its health impact in the areas of HIV, malaria, child survival, safe water and reproductive health, by 2012. Under his leadership, the organization is on target to achieve that goal. Prior to joining PSI, Mr. Hofmann was a career American diplomat for 23 years. He served as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Togo, Executive Secretary of the Department of State, and Deputy Chief of Mission (senior career diplomat) at the American Embassy in Paris. Mr. Hofmann also served on President Clinton’s National Security Council staff. Mr. Hofmann is the recipient of the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award, Superior Honors Awards, and Meritorious Honor Awards.