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Stefanie Wallach

Stefanie Wallach is a Principal Consultant in the Organisational Effectiveness theme at Itad. She has 20 years’ experience managing health, social marketing and community development programmes, including 8 years based in Latin America and Asia.

Stefanie has high-level experience developing cross-cultural country platforms for international development organisations, leading organisational change and restructure, and establishing and improving organisational systems. Stefanie’s management experience includes leading country platforms for international development organisations with a staff of between 40 – 130 people, and overseeing annual budgets of over £20M of restricted and unrestricted donor funds.

Before joining Itad, Stefanie was Head of Team Contracts and Agreements at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance). She had responsibility for team management, donor relations, ensuring financial and performance targets were met, and strengthening cross-team collaboration. Prior to that, Stefanie worked for eight years with Marie Stopes International (MSI). This included three years spent as Country Director of MSI’s platform in Cambodia leading a team of 130 local staff to increase the supply of high quality health services through running MSI/Cambodia’s clinic network and mobile outreach teams, building the capacity of government and private health providers, and increasing demand for services through community education and media campaigns. During her time as Associate Director Executive Projects at MSI’s London office, Stefanie developed and rolled-out MSI’s first Organisational Development Assessment tool used to track comparative development and achievement of operational standards of MSI’s Country Platforms over time.

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Nationality: British
Languages: English (mother tongue), Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (basic), French (basic)
Country Experience:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Uganda, Ukraine

Qualifications:

2002
MA International Relations/International Economics
Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies
1995
BA Mathematics/Spanish Language and Literature
Binghamton University
1992
Diploma, Estudios Hispanos
Universidad de Salamanca

Employment:

2015 - 2016
Head of Team Contracts and Agreements:
International HIV/AIDS Alliance

2014
Asia Health Markets Advisor (based in Cambodia)
Marie Stopes International

2012 - 2014
Country Director
Marie Stopes International Cambodia

2010 - 2012
Associate Director, Executive Projects
Marie Stopes International

2007 - 2010
Executive Project Manager
Marie Stopes International

2006 - 2007
Programme Officer Latin America and the Caribbean
International HIV/AIDS Alliance

2005 - 2006
Deputy Regional Representative for Central America (based in Honduras)
Population Services International

2003 - 2004
Technical Advisor for Honduras (based in Honduras)
Population Services International

2002 - 2003
Associate Program Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean (based in Washington DC)
Population Services International