Sara Bennett (Chair), Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA - representing the region of the Americas
  Kabir Sheikh (Vice-Chair), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
  Fadi El-Jardali (Treasurer), American University of Beirut, Lebanon - representing the Eastern 
              Mediterranean region
  Irene Agyepong, University of Ghana School of Public Health - representing the African region
  Dina Balabanova, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  Tim Evans, World Bank, Washington DC - representing the South-East Asia region
  Lucy Gilson, University of Cape Town & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South Africa & 
              United Kingdom
  Kopano Matlwa Mabaso, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  Qingyue Meng, Peking University Health Science Center, China - representing the Western Pacific region
  Anne Mills, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom - representing the European region
  Benjamin Uzochukwu, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nigeria


The Health Systems Global Secretariat is hosted by Curatio International Foundation, based in Tiblisi, Georgia. Inis Communication in Chiang Mai, Thailand leads the communication functions of HSG.


George Gotsadze, Executive Director

Dr. George Gotsadze, Executive Director of Curatio International Foiundation is the Executive Director of Health Systems Global. George works closely with the Board to lead HSG’s organizational and operational matters, such as governance, fundraising, developing policies and their implementation.

Email: g.gotsadze(at)
LinkedIn: george-gotsadze
Tim France, Communications Director

Dr. Tim France is the Executive Director of Inis Communications and the Communications Director of Health Systems Global. Tim provides strategic advice and oversees the development and implementation of the HSG communication strategy.

Email: tim(at)
LinkedIn:  timfrance
Twitter: @france_tim
Natia Rukhzade, Coordinator

Mrs Natia Rukhadze, based at Curatio International Foundation, is the coordinator for Health Systems Global and is responsible for day-to-day management of the Secretariat and execution of agreed workplans.

Email: n.rukhadze(at)
LinkedIn: natia-rukhadze
Farzana Nawaz, Communications Manager

Ms Farzana Nawaz, based at Inis Communication, is the Communications Manager for Health Systems Global. She is responsible for managing HSG’s online communications and providing strategic communications advice and support.

Email: farzana(at)
LinkedIn: farzana-nawaz
Twitter: @farzana_n