India Country Representative
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.
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!
Other Pathfinder Staff
Mohamed Ahmed Abou Nar is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Egypt and Senior Advisor for Systems Strengthening.
Sarah Lance is a program officer, supporting Pathfinder’s sexual and reproductive health programs in China, Egypt, India, Myanmar, and Viet Nam.
Purnima Mane is Pathfinder's President and Chief Executive Officer. She is a distinguished diplomat, leader, manager, academician, and social activist, as well as an internationally recognized expert on HIV, maternal health, behavior change, gender, and population.