Matthew W.

Global Health Security Team Lead

United States


I am a foreign policy and global health leader with over 10 years of experience in life sciences and foreign affairs. I lead policy and program initiatives at the highest levels of government. I am a project leader, strategic thinker, and creative problem-solver comfortable in cross-cultural situations. I have also directly supported senior leaders, including Cabinet Secretaries, Members of Congress, and the President. Key Accomplishments • At the Department of State, lead the Global Health Security Team which coordinates federal agency implementation policy for the $1B Global Health Security Agenda. • As president of the U.S. Embassy Recreation Association Board of Directors in Riyadh, managed $2.5M in annual revenue, 8 business units, 450+ members, and 25 employees. • While Iraq desk officer, oversaw development assistance grants worth $25M.


  • reproductive health
  • development
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • finance
  • urban planning
  • iraq
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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