Director, Advocacy, Financing, and Sustainability
The Director of Advocacy, Financing, and Sustainability (AFS) is responsible for leading MEI’s work to advance political and financial action with districts, countries, regions, and the global community toward malaria elimination and eradication. The AFS Director oversees the MEI’s porfolio of work supporting countries around the world to build a resilient and sustainable malaria response by increasing subnational ownership for malaria elimination, expanding capacity for budget advocacy and domestic resource mobilization, planning for transition or reduction of donor financing, and generating evidence on sustainability solutions. The AFS Director serves as Principal Investigator on a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide donor transitions and budget advocacy support to countries in Southeast Asia in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Malaria Leaders Alliance and is responsible for expanding partnerships for MEI sustainability support in other regions of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Central America. The AFS Director manages a remote team of MEI staff and is responsible for ensuring high quality and timely program delivery.