Board of Directors

Aidspan’s Board of Directors has Five members:

  • Isaac Awuondo, Male, Board Chair.
    Group Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Africa, Based in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Dr. Djalo Mele, Female
    President of the Country Coordinating Mechanism in Niger, Based in Niamey, Niger.
  • Professor Alan Whiteside, Male
    Founder and Executive Director of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban and the CIGI Chair in Global Health Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and a holds a Chair at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Canada.
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  • Dr. Jesse Boardman Bump, Male
    Executive director of the Takemi Program in International Health and lecturer on global health policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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Aidspan has two 2-day board meetings per year. Board members are not paid for their work.
Aidspan is headed by a Board of Directors composed of four accomplished professionals with diverse skills.