Robert de Wolfe has accumulated over 30 years of technical and management development experience in Africa. He served as Project Director for SPRING in Senegal – improving lives through better nutrition. Prior he was acting Senior Technical Advisor for a large community PHC/CCM project in Madagascar. He served as the Technical Director for the USAID/Rwanda Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Project.,USAID/Mali Health Team as Deputy Team Leader and Child Health Advisor. He also served as Director of the AIDSRelief program in Tanzania – a PEPFAR-funded program of rapid scale-up of ART services in hospital facilities. Also in Tanzania, he directed a large program for CARE International of community and home-based care for PLHA and support to vulnerable children. Mr. de Wolfe was the West Africa Regional, and Senegal Country Representative (2000-2004) for PATH’s Children’s Vaccine Program in Senegal. In that capacity he coordinated and managed the field offices that worked to improve the quality and coverage of child vaccination services in Senegal and the West African sub-region. In the course of his career he has worked long-term on a number of health development programs in 12 different countries. His technical experience includes immunization, diarrheal disease management, nutrition, reproductive health and family planning, and HIV/AIDS prevention and home-based care. His programmatic foci have included program/project management and strategic planning; information, education, and communication; social marketing; health systems strengthening; monitoring and evaluation; and service quality improvement. Over time his responsibilities have evolved from primarily technical to mostly managerial. Mr. de Wolfe holds a B.S. degree in community health education and an M.P.H. degree from Tulane University. He is fluent in French. English is his native language.