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

Javier Guzman is the Director of Global Health Policy and a Senior Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Previously, he was the Technical Director of the USAID-funded Medicines, Technologies, and...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Anthony McDonnell is a senior policy analyst in CGD’s global health team, working to support national decision making and prioritisation of healthcare through iDSI and on policy interventions to protect the...

Srobana Ghosh is a policy analyst in the Global Health programme at CGD, based in the Europe office. Here she is working on capacity building and the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in Low and Middle...

Tom Drake is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Centre for Global Development (CGD). He works on global health economics, particularly in supporting evidence-informed decision-making in donor organisations and...

Sophie has more than four years of experience in the aid and development sector. Most recently she worked for UNICEF Ethiopia in Addis Ababa as a Program Officer for the water, sanitation and hygiene team and...

Lydia Regan is a research associate on CGD’s global health team. Prior to joining CGD she worked for Sisters For Change, an international non-governmental organisation that works to combat violence against...

Zuzanna is a programme coordinator with the Global Health Team in the London office. Prior to joining CGD she was an intern at OECD working on patient safety. Previously she has worked in administration in a...

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