Pedro G. Suarez, MD, is a public health expert with nearly 30 years of experience developing, managing, implementing, and advising public health programs focused on TB, leprosy, and TB/HIV control. His work spans across 25 countries, including those in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and the Middle East.
For more than 20 years, Martha has worked with government and non-governmental agencies to design, implement and evaluate advocacy programs to improve women's sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on maternal health. At the FCI Program of MSH, she oversees this program's work in Africa and Latin America.
Director, Strategy, Business Development & Partnerships
Olumide O. Elegbe is the Director of Strategy, Business Development & Partnerships at MSH. He first joined MSH in 2016 as Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations, working extensively with the private sector to create new partnerships. Elegbe was later appointed Country Representative in Nigeria with a focus on business development, partnerships, and compliance.
Throughout his 20-year professional career, Ali Rajpoot has been responsible for the finance, accounting, and administrative activities of large, multifaceted development programs in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mozambique, Indonesia, Nigeria, Liberia, and the United States, demonstrating a keen ability to manage multiple projects operating in various high-risk and remote locations while ensuring compliance with international standards and the specific requirements of funders. He has extensive experience managing finances for USAID programs valued up to $150 million and has managed a $10 million portfolio of more than 100 grants.
Olusesan Ishola-Gbenla (MB.ChB, MPH) brings more than 20 years of progressive experience in general medical practice and public health project management, with 15 years’ experience coordinating private-sector participation in malaria control programs. He has successfully implemented private-sector programming for both international donors and local associations that addressed priority health conditions, including malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health. He was a pioneer in the development and implementation of Nigeria’s health sector Public-Private Partnership (PPP) policy as the first PPP advisor in the Federal Ministry of Health under the DFiD-funded PATHS2 project (December 2008–April 2011).
Sara Wilhelmsen, MPP is a Principal Technical Advisor in Management Sciences for Health’s Health Program Group with 12 years of experience managing and leading global health programs. Ms. Wilhelmsen specializes in health system program design and approaches in relation to health policy and planning.
Maeve Conlin, MPH is a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Advisor at Management Sciences for Health with years of evaluation and applied research experience. Ms. Conlin specializes in a and research on MSH's health system strengthening and integrated health projects.
Greg Olson is a Knowledge Management and Digital Specialist in MSH's Performance, Learning, and Impact Unit. In this role, Greg supports teams and projects across MSH to collaborate, share, and learn more effectively. He supports daily operations and user experience design for core knowledge management platforms, including the MSH intranet and Technical Exchange Networks.
Kamiar Khajavi, MD, JD, MPH, is a Senior Director for UHC (Universal Health Coverage) at MSH. In that role, he works with MSH colleagues and external parties on all aspects of health systems financing and policy. In the seven years before joining MSH, Kamiar served at USAID as an advisor in the Bureau for Global Health reporting to the Assistant Administrator. His portfolio included health finance, global health policy, and management, workforce and compliance issues.
Ana Amaris Caruso, MD, MPH is a Senior Technical Officer at MSH with 10 years of experience in the medical field, public health and consulting, particularly in international health systems strengthening. Before joining MSH, Caruso worked as a researcher at the Research Center on Social Protection and Health Economics in Colombia and the Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.