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Our Team

Foundation Leadership

Derek Yach
President and Board Member

Tom Harding
Chief Operating Officer

Jim Lutzweiler
Vice President, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Heather Majewski
Vice President, Global Initiatives

David Janazzo
Vice President, Industry Transformation and Finance

Ehsan Latif
Program Director, Health and Smoking Control


Dianna Bartone
Senior Research Analyst, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Ramla Benmaamar
Director, Global Scientific Communications

Melissa Benn
Program Analyst, Agriculture, and Livelihoods

Nicole Bradley
Director, Communications

Amy Curry
Chief of Staff

Brian Erkkila
Director of Regulatory Science

Charles Gardner
Director, Health Science and Technology

Chris Gray
Manager, Agricultural Science, Technology, and Innovation

Rob Henning
Director, Agriculture and Economic Diversification Programs

Claire Hohlt
Director of Global Initiatives

Kim Hook
Manager, Grant Database

Michael Johnson
Director of Agricultural Science, Technology, and Innovation

Rizvaan Khan
Programs Manager, Agricultural and Economic Diversification

Lourdes Liz
Director, Social and Digital Media

Stellah Mutoni
Programs Manager, Agriculture and Economic Diversification

Candida Nakhumwa
Country Director, Malawi

Karen Newman
Senior Executive Assistant, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Linda Ruff
Senior Manager, Finance and Internal Audit

Romita Shah
Research Manager, Agriculture and Livelihoods

Madeleine Smith
Manager, Strategy and Development

Alexandra Solomon
Senior Research Analyst for Ethics and Human Rights

Saisha Srivastava
Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Matthew Waterson
Director, Operations and Financial Compliance