Dr. Alfred da Silva is the executive director of AMP, which he joined in 1987. In this role, he directs all of AMP’s activities in liaison and coordination with the board of directors. He is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with AMP’s strategic partners and ensuring representation at relevant institutional and strategic meetings. He oversees strategic technical and capacity building work conducted by AMP, including overall design and coordination of AMP’s programs, projects, and activities.
With more than 25 years’ experience in international health and vaccinology across three continents (Africa, Europe, and Asia), his areas of expertise include public health programs and project management, health economics, financing, health policy, and institutional development.
In addition, Dr. da Silva is a member of the GAVI Alliance Independent Review Committee (IRC), a group of independent experts who review and evaluate all funding proposals and annual progress reports submitted to the GAVI Secretariat.
Dr. da Silva received his MD from the University of Lomé (Togo), a graduate degree in economics and social sciences from University Paris 7 Diderot, and a second graduate degree in economics and management of health organizations from Paris-Dauphine University. He also holds a certificate from the Institute for the Development of Applied Epidemiology (IDEA) in Annecy, France.