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Svetha Janumpalli

Founder and CEO

Pratyush Agarwal

Co-Founder and COO

Nura Muhammad

Stakeholder Relations Director

Bawa Mohd Mubarak

Operations Coordinator

Dhanasiddharth Selvam

Engineering Manager

Jobel De Rosas

Financial Controller

Gladys Muriithi

Deputy Compliance Coordinator

Kennedy Theman

Deputy Expansion Coordinator

Khaly Zira

HR Manager

Benjamin Isaac

Security Manager

Ahmad Liadi

State Field Manager

Ibrahim Rabiu

State Field Manager

Mustapha Kabir

State Field Manager

Hauwa Katagum Bello

States Partnerships Manager

Ayodele Shola Alegbeleye

National Partnerships Officer

Jaid Paran

Accountant

Mary Jane Pagao

Accountant

Jennifer P. Torculas

Accountant

Joshua Solano Galarosa

Accountant

Lucky Angelo Maroto

Accountant

Marianne Lucido Tongo

Accountant

Marivic Manalang

Accountant

Mervyn Allen Tolentino

Console Manager

Narod Haroutunian

Communications Support

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Government Partners

Advisors

Alhaji Aminu Danmalam

Alhaji Aminu Danmalam (DanMalam din Dutse) retired from his position as the Director of Primary Healthcare of Jigawa State with over 21 years of experience in public health. He also served as a District Head of Aujara (Dutse Emirate Council). During his four years as a member of the Jigawa State Health Sector Reform Forum, he actively participated as catalyst in the reform and transformation of the state health sector into a decentralized and integrated district health system. He was trained in health system development in Galilee, Israel, and as an International Health Consultant at the University of Liverpool.

Dr. Ahmad Abdulwahab

Dr. Ahmad Abdulwahab is a medical doctor and public health/health systems expert with over 20 years experience in the health sector. He is currently the Senior Health Advisor with the Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat. Previously he was a Director of Public Health in the Yobe State Ministry of Health; a State Team Manager, Deputy National Programme Manager and subsequently the National Programme Manager of the £65-million DFID-funded Partnership for Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria and the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme (PRRINN-MNCH). He also worked as the Deputy Country Director / Programme Director Essential Medicines with the Clinton Health Initiatives (CHAI). Dr. Ahmad has been instrumental to the development of various innovative health programs, including the “Zamfara Basket Fund,” which has been adopted nationally.

Strategic Consultants

Karen Levy

Karen Levy is a founding partner of Fit for Purpose, an Africa-focused strategic and technical advisory practice focused on helping leaders in global development scale the impact of their work. She is an international development professional with over 20 years of experience living in Kenya and working in Africa and Asia. A serial social entrepreneur, Karen has an extensive track record of bringing evidence-based programs and organizations from concept stage to scale. Karen has served as an advisor and mentor to New Incentives since 2017.

Michael O’Neill

Michael O’Neill is a recognized leader in international safety and security risk management, having begun his professional career in 1995. He is a highly respected global thought leader and strategist in the development and professionalization of international NGO safety and security risk management. Michael is the Chair of the International NGO Safety and Security Association (INSSA). He served as the Director of Global Safety and Security and as a Senior Adviser at Save the Children from 2002 - 2017.

Board

Salina Yeung

Salina is a finance professional with extensive experience in financial management and reporting, investments oversight, and financial planning and analysis. Salina is a strategic thinker and gained her diverse perspectives from working in public accounting, private industry, investment firms, and from providing volunteer services to various nonprofits. She is passionate about making the world a better place and hopes that her contributions result in a positive impact. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

Michael F Thomas

Michael is a professional with more than 16 years of leadership experience in the vaccine industry and NGO sector and as a consultant and adviser. He is currently Principal at Global BioStrat, LLC, a vaccine advisory firm serving public and private organizations throughout the world. Until 2019, Michael was Director of Supply and Demand at Gavi, with responsibility for vaccine implementation and market shaping activities. While at Gavi, he was engaged in immunization program planning and vaccine-related procurement in support of eligible low- and middle- income countries in coordination with Gavi’s alliance partners. Previously, he was Senior Managing Director at Red Team Associates, where he directed client projects in support of vaccine commercial expansion. Michael has served as Head of US Vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline and Senior VP/General Manager at Merck Vaccines, where he launched several new vaccines and managed the commercial operations in the US and globally. Michael has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Patrick Stadler

Patrick is a Director at the NGO incubation program Charity Entrepreneurship and mentor to evidence-based startups. Previously, he was a political advisor for Switzerland’s economic development agency, where he participated in the negotiations on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He also worked on strategic communications in the context of peacebuilding and mediation at the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York. Patrick was a co-founder and is currently chair of the board of New Incentives.

Svetha Janumpalli

Svetha is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of New Incentives, an organization she started in 2011 after doing research at the Center for Effective Global Action with faculty who conducted evaluations of leading conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs). She built New Incentives to introduce the nonprofit sector to CCTs because they are among the most well-studied evidence-based development tools in the world. Having a background in impact evaluation and field research, Svetha understands how to bring policymakers, development researchers, and NGO partners together to create what New Incentives calls next-generation CCT programming. Svetha was a 2011 Changemaker, highlighted by the Clinton Global Initiative in 2012, was named a Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Social Entrepreneur in 2012, and was winner of the Women Deliver Social Enterprise Challenge in 2013.

Pratyush Agarwal

Pratyush is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at New Incentives. Before joining New Incentives, he was the Head of Business Development at a leading enterprise mobility company in Silicon Valley. He was responsible for managing marketing and business development efforts among a customer base spanning four continents, including Fortune 500 companies. Using experience from a marketing firm that he sold in 2011, Pratyush helped several startups and small organizations scale their marketing and outreach efforts. Pratyush graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Management and Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Annie Flanagan

Annie’s work with New Incentives is informed by her experience teaching in diverse settings and her passion for social justice. Her education work has taken her from Minnesota classrooms to Chilean middle schools, into the rural Chinese province of Jiangxi and finally to an education center in New Orleans. This path has familiarized Annie with many varying approaches to education and social policy. While working as a YouthBuild instructor, Annie gained firsthand insight into the potential benefits and challenges of conditional cash transfer programs.

Salina Yeung

Salina is a finance professional with extensive experience in financial management and reporting, investments oversight, and financial planning and analysis. Salina is a strategic thinker and gained her diverse perspectives from working in public accounting, private industry, investment firms, and from providing volunteer services to various nonprofits. She is passionate about making the world a better place and hopes that her contributions result in a positive impact. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

Michael F Thomas

Michael is a professional with more than 16 years of leadership experience in the vaccine industry and NGO sector and as a consultant and adviser. He is currently Principal at Global BioStrat, LLC, a vaccine advisory firm serving public and private organizations throughout the world. Until 2019, Michael was Director of Supply and Demand at Gavi, with responsibility for vaccine implementation and market shaping activities. While at Gavi, he was engaged in immunization program planning and vaccine-related procurement in support of eligible low- and middle- income countries in coordination with Gavi’s alliance partners. Previously, he was Senior Managing Director at Red Team Associates, where he directed client projects in support of vaccine commercial expansion. Michael has served as Head of US Vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline and Senior VP/General Manager at Merck Vaccines, where he launched several new vaccines and managed the commercial operations in the US and globally. Michael has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Patrick Stadler

Patrick is a Director at the NGO incubation program Charity Entrepreneurship and mentor to evidence-based startups. Previously, he was a political advisor for Switzerland’s economic development agency, where he participated in the negotiations on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He also worked on strategic communications in the context of peacebuilding and mediation at the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York. Patrick was a co-founder and is currently chair of the board of New Incentives.

Svetha Janumpalli

Svetha is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of New Incentives, an organization she started in 2011 after doing research at the Center for Effective Global Action with faculty who conducted evaluations of leading conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs). She built New Incentives to introduce the nonprofit sector to CCTs because they are among the most well-studied evidence-based development tools in the world. Having a background in impact evaluation and field research, Svetha understands how to bring policymakers, development researchers, and NGO partners together to create what New Incentives calls next-generation CCT programming. Svetha was a 2011 Changemaker, highlighted by the Clinton Global Initiative in 2012, was named a Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Social Entrepreneur in 2012, and was winner of the Women Deliver Social Enterprise Challenge in 2013.

Pratyush Agarwal

Pratyush is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at New Incentives. Before joining New Incentives, he was the Head of Business Development at a leading enterprise mobility company in Silicon Valley. He was responsible for managing marketing and business development efforts among a customer base spanning four continents, including Fortune 500 companies. Using experience from a marketing firm that he sold in 2011, Pratyush helped several startups and small organizations scale their marketing and outreach efforts. Pratyush graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Management and Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Annie Flanagan

Annie’s work with New Incentives is informed by her experience teaching in diverse settings and her passion for social justice. Her education work has taken her from Minnesota classrooms to Chilean middle schools, into the rural Chinese province of Jiangxi and finally to an education center in New Orleans. This path has familiarized Annie with many varying approaches to education and social policy. While working as a YouthBuild instructor, Annie gained firsthand insight into the potential benefits and challenges of conditional cash transfer programs.