Farhad Ali is a highly experienced program leader with over 20 years of sector experience, specializing in driving health and nutrition outcomes through sustainable policy and programmatic interventions in the Southeast Asia region. He has a proven track record of providing technical assistance, implementing field programs, and managing consortium-led projects funded by various donors such as USAID, DFID, CiFF, DFAT, World Bank, and private sector donors including Bloomberg Philanthropies, Steadview and Reckitt Benckiser.
Farhad is skilled in leading high-performing, multicultural teams and has a strong background in consulting and international non-profit organizations, including Vital Strategies, IQVIA, Digital Green, Evidence Action, Save the Children, and Catholic Relief Services. He possesses an entrepreneurial mindset, collaborative approach, and a resourceful attitude with extensive experience in the Southeast Asia region.
Farhad’s focus areas include non-communicable diseases, health promotion, capacity enhancement, and health systems’ strengthening. He has worked extensively on these areas in the Southeast Asia region and has been successful in delivering exceptional results in public health and development projects. Farhad holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Heidelberg, and an Executive Program in Leadership and Change Management from the Indian Institute of Management (Trichy).