Board Of Directors
Aidspan’s Board of Directors has seven members:
Ida Hakizinka, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Permanent Secretary, Rwanda CCM; senior official, Rwanda Ministry of Health; formerly, Coordinator of the Management Unit handling all Global Fund projects in Rwanda; formerly, Economist, Rwanda Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. Rwanda citizen, based in Rwanda.
Dr. James Deutsch
Director, Africa Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, responsible for over 1,000 staff in Africa; formerly CEO of the leading UK NGO involved in raising and disbursing funds for AIDS. Openly HIV-positive. US/UK dual citizen, based in New York.
Formerly Executive Director, Eastern African National Networks of AIDS Service Organisations, EANNASO. Kenya citizen, based in Tanzania.
Professor Alan Whiteside
Founder and Executive Director of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban and the CIGI Chair in Global Health Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and a holds a Chair at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Canada..
Former Associate Director of Global Witness, International Advocacy Director of Open Society Foundation, and advocacy director and programme director for Save the Children, UK. Based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Group Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Africa, Based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Human Rights Lawyer, Founder & CEO of Health Governance Initiative, based in Beijing,China.
Aidspan’s Executive Director, ex officio
Aidspan has two 2-day board meetings per year. Board members are not paid for their work.