Leadership

Our Executive Committee serves as NCD Child’s executive body that provides operational oversight for all NCD Child activities. The Executive Committee is supported by the Secretariat based at the Centre for Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

Our Governing Council serves as NCD Child’s governing body and provides strategic guidance and direction in establishing policies and strategies that support NCD Child’s mission and goals that affect the integrity, effectiveness, and sustainability of activities and initiatives of NCD Child.

Meet our Committee and Council Members below.

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NCD Child Executive Director Zulfiqar A Bhutta of Pakistan and Canada
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Executive Director
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NCD Child Chair Marie Hauerslev of Denmark
Marie Hauerslev
Chair
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Alafia Samuels from Barbados
Alafia Samuels
Chair-Elect
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NCD Child Past Chair Mychelle Farmer of United States of America
Mychelle Farmer
Past Chair
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Andrew Lesa of Samoa
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Youth Representative
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Governing Council

NCD Child Governing Council Member Tamera Coyne-Beasley from the United States of America
Tamera Coyne-Beasley
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Luis Manuel Encarnacion of Mexico
Luis Manuel Encarnacion
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NCD Child Past Chair Mychelle Farmer of United States of America
Mychelle Farmer
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Nicola Grey from the United Kingdom
Nicola Gray
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NCD Child Chair Marie Hauerslev of Denmark
Marie Hauerslev
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Martin Hevia from Argentina
Martin Hevia
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Maisha Hutton
Maisha Hutton
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Felicia Marie Knaul from the United States of America
Felicia Marie Knaul
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Andrew Lesa of Samoa
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NCD Child Governing Council Member George Msengi of Tanzania
George Msengi
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Hanin Odeh from Jordan
Hanin Odeh
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Stefan Swartling Peterson from Sweden
Stefan Swartling Peterson
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Aman Pulungan from Indonesia
Aman Pulungan
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Alafia Samuels from Barbados
Alafia Samuels
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Victoria Watson from Canada
Victoria Watson
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Governing Council

NCD Child Governing Council Member Tamera Coyne-Beasley from the United States of America
Tamera Coyne-Beasley
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Luis Manuel Encarnacion of Mexico
Luis Manuel Encarnacion
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NCD Child Past Chair Mychelle Farmer of United States of America
Mychelle Farmer
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Nicola Grey from the United Kingdom
Nicola Gray
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NCD Child Chair Marie Hauerslev of Denmark
Marie Hauerslev
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Martin Hevia from Argentina
Martin Hevia
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Maisha Hutton
Maisha Hutton
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Felicia Marie Knaul from the United States of America
Felicia Marie Knaul
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Andrew Lesa of Samoa
Fale Andrew Lesa
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NCD Child Governing Council Member George Msengi of Tanzania
George Msengi
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Hanin Odeh from Jordan
Hanin Odeh
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Stefan Swartling Peterson from Sweden
Stefan Swartling Peterson
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Aman Pulungan from Indonesia
Aman Pulungan
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Alafia Samuels from Barbados
Alafia Samuels
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NCD Child Governing Council Member Victoria Watson from Canada
Victoria Watson
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