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Annette Bongiovanni
Senior Advisor , International development contractor
Washington, United States
Bongiovanni’s imprint on global health spans more than 30 years across six geographic regions and dozens of countries. Bongiovanni’s savvy in corporate growth has positioned her as one of the lead drivers in the graduation of two small businesses into medium-sized firms. History as a principal investigator of research in global health. Worked with USAID, World Bank, BMGF, MCC, and academia.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
management. Astute at corporate wellness, strategic planning, portfolio and project management, contractual compliance, fiscal accountability, and staff development. Portfolio management of global health programs funded by USAID and other donors. Brings 15 years of senior management experience that brought her to table for major corporate decisions for a couple hundred staff. Adept at project management of USAID, MCC and other donor health programs with an average of $10m per annum in revenues. Experience managing multicultural and multidisciplinary staff through team building and individual mentoring. Management style is direct, transparent, and authentic. Holds staff accountable for clearly delineated responsibilities. Recognized by USAID with four awards for superior and meritorious service, and an AED leadership award.

technical skills. Proficient in implementing and studying global health programs, including health financing schemes, costing and expenditure analyses. Experience conducting cost-effectiveness assessments and results-based financing studies. Based on her monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) expertise in Ebola, she advised USAID COVID Task Force M&E team on MEL in Health Emergencies. Former member of Gavi’s Independent Review Committee. Currently serve as a Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) Expert on the Global Fund’s Technical Review Panel.

innovations. Well versed in synthesizing disparate information into conceptual models and operationalizing them into analytical frameworks. Created a framework for measuring sustainability of USG’s Ebola recovery effort focused on strengthening ecosystems across multiple sectors. Developed an index to measure the quality of health services. Prepared a manuscript for a peer-reviewed publication, that describes the E4D Capacity Building Success Meter, which is a capacity building measurement tool, that was implemented for five years across twelve West African research firms.

consultancies. Conducted numerous consultancies and studies for WHO, PAHO, Gavi, The Global Fund, World Bank, Harvard and other universities, and USAID contractors and NGOs. Technical foci included RMNCAH-N, HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases. Studies included costing analyses and cost-effectiveness; results-based financing; and health systems strengthening. Led the development of the technical agenda for USAID’s Scaling up FP/MNCH Best Practices in Asia Near East Region in Bangkok; selected ~150 presenters and organized them into 46 panels centered around conference themes.

country experience. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, DR Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico, Mongolia (remote), Namibia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Perú, Russia, Senegal (remote), Sierra Leone, Timor-Leste (remote), Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam, West Bank, Zimbabwe (remote).

languages. Spanish—S4/R4 fluency; Bahasa Indonesian—S3/R3 fluency; French—basic reading/non-working
Harvard University, Kennedy School MPA
Binghamton University, BS in Nursing
Affiliations and Achievements:
Project Management Institute
Global Health Council
Global Health Security Roundtable

USAID awards for superior service, meritorious service and outstanding contribution.

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Spanish, Bahasa Indonesian
    United States
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