Country Engagement Officer, East & Southern Africa Regional Hub
Alex is the Country Engagement Lead (Eastern Africa) at FP2030’s East and Southern Africa Regional Hub.
He oversees and manages the engagement of focal points, regional partners, and other stakeholders to advance the FP2030 goals within the East and Southern Africa Regional Hub.
Alex has over 10 years of experience in family planning, adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) and he has previously served as a task force and technical working group member for the AYSRH program at the Ministry of Health in Kenya.
Prior to joining FP2030, Alex worked as the Technical Family Planning/ Reproductive Health (FP/RH) Officer at Amref Health Africa and doubled in as the East Africa regional Knowledge Management (KM) Officer for the Knowledge SUCCESS global flagship USAID KM project collaborating with regional bodies, FP/RH technical working groups and Ministries of Health in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Alex previously worked at Amref’s Health System Strengthening program and was seconded to the former First Lady of Kenya’s Maternal Health Program (Beyond Zero) to provide strategic and technical support .
He served as the Country Coordinator for the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) in Kenya. His other previous roles were at Marie Stopes International, International Centre for Reproductive Health in Kenya (ICRHK), Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), Kenya Medical Association- Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance (KMA/RHRA), and Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK).
Alex is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH), he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Population Health and a Master of Public Health (Reproductive Health) from Kenyatta University, Kenya, and a Master of Public Policy from the School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP) in Indonesia where he is also a public health and health policy writer and website contributor for the Strategic Review Journal.