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Roy W.



Goal: Handle a variety of challenging global health, development sector, corporate social responsibility (CSR), communications and advocacy projects (including HIV/AIDS, pandemic/emergency preparedness issues, sexual and reproductive health), news and journalism, public relations and media consulting assignments around the world -- helping established platforms strengthen their processes and products, or helping launch and manage NGOs, channels, websites and programs across the spectrum. UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific Regional Office, Bangkok (2015 - present) Roy Wadia Consultants, Vancouver (Communications/Advocacy/Program Management: UN, NGOs, private sector) (2009 - 2015) Heroes AIDS Project, Mumbai (2010-2013) Consulting Executive Director British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada (2006 - 2009) Director of Communications World Health Organization (WHO), Beijing, China (2003 - 2006) Communications, Advocacy, Media Relations / Spokesman. Cable News Network (CNN)(1990 - 2002) Senior Producer, CNN International; Supervising/Executive Producer, CNN's Asia-Pacific news programmes; Director of Integration/Convergence: CNN and CNN.com BA in Psychology/English Literature and MBA in Marketing (Bombay). MA in Journalism (Univ. of Georgia, USA). Specialties: Serving as an NGO management, corporate social responsibility and communications/advocacy lead for international, government-affiliated and non-governmental organizations (e.g. WHO, UNFPA, Heroes AIDS Project, BC Centre for Disease Control/Canada). Newsroom management (producing news/feature programmes, supervising newsroom staff). Helping launch news channels (creating programming; integrating personnel and technology; training writers/producers/anchors). Excellent writer/reporter/producer (TV/print/Internet).


  • market research
  • infectious disease
  • public administration
  • regional
  • hiv/aids
  • goal global
  • canada
  • china
  • georgia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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