What We Do   |   Our Team

A diverse, curious
and nimble

locally-driven and
globally-connected team

Dr. Claudia Shilumani

Vice President, Partnerships & Impact

Dr. Claudia Shilumani, a public health expert with 25 years of experience in challenging environments, bridges the gap between research and action. As Vice President for Partnerships and Impact, she leads a team that encompasses Communications, Advocacy, Partnerships, Resource Mobilization, and Research, Evidence and Learning, and that is focused on delivering life-saving interventions to under-reached communities. She has held leadership positions with the governments of South Africa and Sierra Leone, and worked with esteemed organizations like the United Nations, Catholic Relief Services and the Global Fund. Dr. Shilumani’s passion extends to mentorship, fostering the next generation of health leaders in Africa. She holds a Doctor of Business Administration from the Paris School of Business and a Master of Public Health from the University of Pretoria. Her academic background and extensive experience make her a powerful advocate for health equity.