Luis Ortiz Echevarría
Practice Area Lead, Knowledge Management and Learning
Luis Ortiz Echevarría has more than 15 years of experience in global public health and knowledge management (KM). He has provided technical and programmatic assistance to global health programs and initiatives at various agencies, including CARE and International Medical Corps. He brings experience in the design and implementation of practical KM strategies; program learning and adaptation; and sexual and reproductive health, adolescent health, and gender. His experience includes in-country support to health programs in Honduras, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Rwanda and project management backstopping to numerous countries, particularly in East Africa and Latin and Central America. During his tenure at MSH, he has worked with projects to use KM standard practices for lessons learned, technical documentation, knowledge exchange, communities of practice, file management, and adaptive management. In coordination with the MSH KM support team and stakeholders across MSH, Luis provides strategic support to MSH's varied KM platforms and projects. Luis has a Master of Arts in Anthropology from Georgia State University and a Master of Public Health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a focus on population, family, and reproductive health.