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Javier Guzman

Nov. 2, 2022

Javier Guzman is the Director of Global Health Policy and a Senior Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Previously, he was the Technical Director of the USAID-funded Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), helping over 20 governments in Africa and Asia build their health system to ensure sustainable access to and …

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Peter Baker

Apr. 15, 2019

Peter Baker, Deputy Director, leads iDSI engagement in Eastern & Southern Africa but has oversight across the iDSI portfolio, driving our business development and funding strategy.

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Y-Ling Chi

Y-Ling Chi, Technical Adviser, focuses mainly on supporting the Ministry of Health in Kenya in the development of the health benefits package and UHC plans, and supporting the HIV programmes in Kenya in an evaluation of an implementation support to the roll out of differentiated care pathways. Y-Ling also supports the iDSI team on the development of knowledge products, including …

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Susie Colville

Susie Colville, Programme Manager, leads the project management team at GHD. She is responsible for budget management across iDSI, financial reporting to funders, and negotiating and managing contracts with delivery partners and consultants. Susie also supports the GHD senior management team on operational and strategic issues.

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Cassandra Nemzoff

May. 19, 2020

Cassie Nemzoff, Policy Analyst, focuses mostly on supporting the Rwandan government on improvements to the financial sustainability of its community based health insurance scheme through the introduction of HTA. Cassie also supports iDSI’s strategy more broadly for Sub-Saharan Africa including initiatives to help set up iDSI ‘hubs.’

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Anthony McDonnell

Jun. 12, 2020

Anthony McDonnell is a senior policy analyst in CGD’s global health team, working to support national decision making and prioritisation of healthcare through iDSI and on policy interventions to protect the supply chains for pharmaceuticals from COVID-19 induced shocks. Previously McDonnell worked as an independent consultant and research associate at ODI. There, he carried out a review into their health …

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Srobana Ghosh

Jan. 4, 2021

Srobana Ghosh is a policy analyst in the Global Health programme at CGD, based in the Europe office. Here she is working on capacity building and the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Prior to joining CGD, she worked as a health economist in a consultancy where she developed economic models and supported HTA applications to …

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Tom Drake

Feb. 3, 2021

Tom Drake is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Centre for Global Development (CGD). He works on global health economics, particularly in supporting evidence-informed decision-making in donor organisations and low- or middle-income countries as part of the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI). Tom joined CGD from the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (formerly Department for International Development) where he …

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Sophie Gulliver

Aug. 4, 2020

Sophie has more than four years of experience in the aid and development sector. Most recently she worked for UNICEF Ethiopia in Addis Ababa as a Program Officer for the water, sanitation and hygiene team and before this she worked for CARE Australia overseeing agricultural and health projects in PNG, a WASH project in Zimbabwe and an agricultural project in …

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Lydia Regan

Oct. 19, 2022

Lydia Regan is a research associate on CGD’s global health team. Prior to joining CGD she worked for Sisters For Change, an international non-governmental organisation that works to combat violence against women and girls through legal empowerment programmes, legislative reform and technical assistance initiatives, and legal advocacy. She focussed programmes across the Commonwealth, India, Indonesia, and the UK. Regan holds …