Meet the Team

iDSI is a network with full time staff operating in core partner organisations across the globe. The iDSI Secretariat at the Global Health Development Group, Imperial College London, is responsible for day-to-day management and co-ordination of the network.

Core Partner Leads


iDSI Secretariat

Peter Baker, Deputy Director, leads iDSI engagement in Eastern & Southern Africa but has oversight across the iDSI portfolio, driving our business development and funding strategy....

Francoise Cluzeau, Associate Director, is one of the founding members of GHD. She leads the iDSI India programme and iDSI’s engagement in Francophone Africa. She has extensive global experience in the...

Francis Ruiz, Senior Adviser (Health Economics) leads GHD’s engagement with iDSI China and oversees engagements in Sub Saharan Africa and the Philippines. He also manages several Knowledge Products on...

Y-Ling Chi, Technical Adviser, focuses mainly on supporting the Ministry of Health in Kenya in the development of the health benefits package and UHC plans, and supporting the HIV programmes in Kenya in an...

Mohammed Gad, Technical Analyst, is a health economist and has been supporting various projects including China, Ghana, and global advocacy with the WHO....

Christian Haußner, Senior Policy Analyst (Operations), leads on the programme management aspects of iDSI. He is responsible for budget management, financial reporting to funders, and negotiating and managing...

Susie Colville, Programme Manager, leads the project management team at GHD. She is responsible for budget management across iDSI, financial reporting to funders, and negotiating and managing contracts with...

Suyai Ehlers, Coordinator, supports the whole GHD team including coordinating travel, meetings, booking rooms, and managing the Director Kalipso Chalkidou’s diary....

Nurilign Ahmed, Health Economist, Senior Policy Analyst (CGD), leads the engagement with Africa CDC at African Union and support Kenya Medical Research Institute in Kenya and Ministry of Health in Zambia on...

Cassie Nemzoff, Policy Analyst, focuses mostly on supporting the Rwandan government on improvements to the financial sustainability of its community based health insurance scheme through the introduction of...

Joseph Kazibwe, Assistant Technical Analyst- Health Economics: supports the team with research; research protocol development, statistical analysis and reporting. Supports projects in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana in...

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