Ambassadors and Technical Experts

Mr. Ayyaz Gul Kiani


A public health pharmacist with more than 30 years' experience of pharmaceutical sector management at senior level. His professional areas of expertise consist of pharmaceutical and public health policy and practice, supply chain management, and managing large sized, complex, cross cultural project teams. He has worked with international agencies like WHO, DfID, UNDP, CWS, USAID and Universities of Amsterdam, Liverpool, Punjab and Baluchistan. He represented Pakistan in the 58th World Health Assembly of the WHO in UN Headquarters at Geneva in 1998 and served as amicus curie to the Chief Justice of Pakistan in a landmark case concerning pharmaceutical product quality and services.

Samson C Emelike


Self-motivated and progress-driven Senior Technical Officer with an extensive background in Procurement and Supply Chain management industry, with a long-standing record of initiative and innovation. I have developed and executed strategies which I believe will bring value to any organization. Throughout the course of my career, I have honed my collaborative, leadership and Supply chain expertise in coordinating PSM activities at both national, state and LGA levels with track records. I am an astute problem solver capable of prioritizing and managing complex projects with proficiency. My work experience involved projects funded by USAID, Global Fund, DFID and locally funded programs.

Wango Gwe Francis


Diligent PSCM professional with over 8 years of experience in PSCM, particularly in resource-limited settings. Proficient communication, negotiating and multi-disciplinary interactive skills developed through years of (inter)national correspondence and interaction with manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, transit companies and customs. Facilitator, mentor, lecturer and examiner with experience in curriculum design for lower/middle cadre pharmacy personnel in production, health centre and hospital settings. Experience in designing short-term communication & pharmacy courses for nursing/pharmacy students. Focused and results oriented. Value for family and empathy for the underprivileged. Willing to learn at every turn & open to share knowledge unreservedly.

Morton Khunga


Procurement Supply Chain Management Specialist, National TB/Leprosy Program, Ministry of
Health – Zambia. Holds Masters of Supply Chain Management from the University of Bolton as well as Bachelors of Pharmacy and an MPH from University of Zambia. He has 10 years of experience in TB and HIV program planning, management, implementation and review. Has worked with WHO/AFRO as a PSM consultant focusing on commodities for Hepatitis, HIV, CHBC, STI and TB programs.

Abdirisak Artan


Motivated public health professional with over 6 years of experience in the field, currently works as health information system and disease surveillance at the Ministry of Health, Puntland, Somalia. Mr Abdirisak got his Master degree at Lincoln University of Malaysia on Public health in Nursing. He shares parts of his time to deliver public lectures, training in academia to develop the capacity of medical and health science students; he has published two academic papers in his field. 

Evans Mwemezi


Public Health Supply Chain Specialist with more than thirteen years of experience in the field. Apart from being a health professional; he is also Linguist capable of speaking four International Languages fluently. These are Kiswahili, English, French and German. He was trained as Pharmacist at the University of Dar es Salaam, He’s also a scholar in International Cooperation and Development. He has accomplished number of assignments in Pharmaceutical Supply chain, medicines registration, Program reviews and Program Manuals development. 

Ivan Segawa


A self-driven pharmacy professional committed to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases since 2012. A wide range of research experience in HIV, tuberculosis, and global health supply chain management. Graduated for Makerere University College of Health Sciences in 2015. Is passionate about global health and logistics management especially targeted for infectious diseases.

Sachin Jagtap

Head - Consulting

He has more than 18 years of experience with core expertise in the area of supply chain and has worked as Director, Supply Chain and Access, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Regional Logistics Coordinator South Asia, Oxfam and Principal Consultant – Supply Chain with Technopak Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Siddharth Srivastava

Supply Chain Specialist

Supply Chain Specialist, Empower. He has more than 13 years of experience in strategy, planning & performance improvement across industries; Consulting and training experience working with different aspects of supply chains for several industries, both in public and private sectors. 

Namit Grover

Head- Digital Learning

An experienced and result oriented professional with an experience of more than 11 years in the Digital Learning, Technology and Publishing Services industry. Managed and lead customer service and operational requirements with an entrepreneurial zest and drive to achieve targets.

Provided leadership to source work from worldwide offices of reputed corporates, universities, publishers, etc. Evaluated tools and technology, functional structure to make it cost-effective and efficient to optimize the business process. Managed and professionalized teams to build consensus, commitment, and client satisfaction.

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