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Elodie Yard,
MSc

Elodie Yard has over 15 years’ experience of management and technical assistant of programmes in sub-Saharan Africa that have advanced government health interventions. This has included programmes and projects ranging from school health & nutrition, HIV, maternal health and health economics.

Elodie has indepth knowledge and expertise of intervention appraisal and design, monitoring and evaluation, operational research and financial management from her experiences of leading projects funded by European Commission, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and Dubai Cares. Alongside her work with Oriole, Elodie is heading up the implementation of a large evaluation study of the long-term effectiveness of mass-drug administration as a means to breaking the transmission of soil transmitted helminths in Benin. Bilingual in French and English, Elodie is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Gardiner has a wealth of analytical and operational experience gained from working with organisations including the African Union, World Bank, the World Food Programme and Imperial College London in the design and implementation of a range health, nutrition and WASH interventions in sub-Saharan African and Asia.

As Programmes Director for the Partnership for Child Development at Imperial College London he led large-scale collaborative research programmes with governmental ministries of agriculture, education and health from across Africa and Asia.

Iain brings a track record of realising results through policy and programme solutions, which are functional, contemporary and supported by quality analysis.