Postmaster degree in international relations with health economics specialization. Over 15 years of experience as malaria expert, including evaluating and managing large-scale malaria programs, and 25 years of institutional and management experience in social development and global health in developing countries with specific focus on communicable diseases. Experience working with a large range of stakeholders, including governments, civil society, private sector, United Nations, Global Fund, international agencies, academics. Extensive experience in developing and transitional countries in Asia and Africa. High-level competencies in intercultural negotiation, policy dialogue, evaluation of complex portfolios. Advanced analytical, leadership and diplomatic skills. Result orientated and strong focus in building partnerships as well as finding innovative strategies. Global Fund TRP member.