R2HC Advisory Group

The R2HC¬†Advisory Group advises the Elrha Board of Trustees on the strategic direction of the programme, and provides guidance to the R2HC on programmatic priorities, setting the direction and framework for grant-making. The Chair of the Advisory Group reports to the Elrha Board of Trustees. Observers from each of R2HC’s strategic partners also attend Advisory Group meetings.

Jimmy Whitworth - Chair

Professor of International Health, LSHTM

Esperanza Martinez


Renee van de Weerdt

Chief, Emergency Management and Support, WHO

Therese McGinn

Professor Emerita of Population and Family Health, Columbia University

Paul Spiegel

Professor and Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health

Mushtaque Chowdhury

Vice Chair of BRAC

Carlos Navarro Colorado

Principal Advisor, Public Health Emergencies. UNICEF

Chris Porter (Observer)

Humanitarian Head of Profession, DFID

Mary de Silva (Observer)

Head of Population Health, Wellcome Trust

Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110).

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