Our team

The role of the GAELF Steering Group is to execute the Work Plan which is developed from the recommendations following each biennial meeting to support its Mission and Goals. Each Work Plan includes effective advocacy directed at international, regional and national levels to raise the profile and provide support to the Global Programme to Eliminate LF

GAELF CONSTITUTION

STEERING GROUP MEMBERS:

Secretariat
Joan Fahy

WHO Regional Programme Review Group Chairs
Africa - Ricardo Thompson
Eastern Mediterranean - Reda Ramzy
Americas - Santiago Nicolls
South-East Asia - Nyoman Kandun
Western Pacific - Xiao-Nong Zhou

Non-Governmental Development Organization (Chair of LF NGDO)
Louise Kelly-Hope

Former Steering Group Chair
Adrian Hopkins

Representative Contact Group Chair
Suma Krishnasastry
Elected 'at 'large' members
Charles Mackenzie
Frank Richards

Pharma
GSK - Minne Iwamoto
Merck & Co. Inc - Rachel Taylor
Mectizan Donation Program - Yao Sodahlon
Eisai & Co. Ltd. - Fabian Gusovsky

WHO
Jonathan King

Donors
Bilateral - USAID/DFID (currently represented by USAID - Emily Toubali
Other - currently represented by END Fund - Warren Lancaster