John is currently a Senior Program Officer in the MNCH team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle, WA). He leads these team’s efforts to set and measure investment strategy, evaluation, and related health analytics for portfolios. John joined the foundation in 2011, starting out in the global health program strategy team in the Office of the President and has worked with HIV, TB, pneumonia and immunization teams on strategy and evaluation. Prior, John was with the CDC for 8 years in team lead and section chief roles based in Tanzania (Dar es Salaam), Zambia (Lusaka), and Cote d’Ivoire (Abidjan) supervising disease surveillance, program monitoring and evaluation, health informatics, nurse and medical training programs, and as a lead US diplomat with host country governments on health issues. Other past affiliations include director and analyst roles at the Public Health Institute (Oakland, CA), the David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Los Altos, CA), the Futures Group International (Wash., DC) and consulting for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Services. He holds a PhD in health services evaluation from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, a Masters in applied anthropology from the University of San Francisco, and a Bachelors’ in International Relations from Kent State University. John has authored several peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and reviews.