Mathew Joseph

Mathew Joseph

India Country Representative


Mathew Joseph is Pathfinder's Country Representative in India.

Mathew has 18 years of experience in family planning, reproductive and child health, HIV and AIDS, and nutrition. He also has technical expertise in behavior change communications and social marketing. Before working at Pathfinder, Mathew worked as the India Country Director for the Micronutrient Initiative, a Canadian organization working on maternal and child nutrition. Prior to that, he was the Regional Director of Population Services International (PSI) in Eastern India. Earlier in this career, Mathew worked as the Program Officer for Condom Promotion at the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.


Areas of Expertise: Systems Strengthening, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health, Behavior Change, HIV & AIDS, Contraception & Family Planning, Health Logistics

Education: MBA

Previously lived and/or worked in: India

Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali

Joined Pathfinder in: January 2013

What's your favorite part about working at Pathfinder?
The opportunities available for scaling up our expertise to reach millions more who are desperately at need of our intervention.

What's one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I was the Creative Director of an advertising agency before I shifted careers into the development sector.

Do you have a personal connection to Pathfinder's work?
I was known as the condom man when I was in the Ministry of Health!


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