Amanda Glassman is Chief Operating Officer and Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD). Her research focuses on priority-setting, resource allocation and value for money in global health, as well as data for development. She has more than 25 years experience working on health and social policy and programmes in Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world.
Between 2010 and 2016, Amanda served as Director For Global Health Policy at CGD. Prior to this she was principal technical lead for health at the Inter-American Development Bank, where she led policy dialogue with member countries, designed the results-based grant programme Salud Mesoamerica 2015 and served as team leader for conditional cash transfer programmes such as Mexico’s Oportunidades and Colombia’s Familias en Accion. Amanda holds a MSc from the Harvard School of Public Health and has published on a wide range of health and social protection finance and policy topics. She is the editor and co-author of Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health (CGD, 2016) and From Few to Many: A Decade of Health Insurance Expansion in Colombia (IDB and Brookings, 2010).