Accelerate HSS Asia HPSR

Who we are

We’re The Accelerator, a lorem ipsum that brings together a diverse group of experts to apply new perspectives on integrated health systems strengthening. The team is led by the directors listed below.

Nathan Blanchet

Project Director

Nathan Blanchet is a health economist and international development leader with over 15 years of experience advancing public health and education in Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia through academic research, teaching and nonprofit program leadership. 

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Laurel Hatt

Technical Director

Dr. Laurel Hatt brings over 15 years of professional experience in health economics and finance, health systems strengthening, and evaluation research. 

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Afua Ofosu-Barko

Director of Finance and Operations

Afua Ofosu-Barko has over 15 years of experience in financial and operational management in the public and nonprofit sectors. Ms. Ofosu-Barko provides leadership support including oversight of operational procedures and policies, financial controls, sub-recipient management and contractual obligations. 

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Nkem Wellington

Director of Communications

Nkem Wellington is a communications professional with over 10 years of experience helping mission-driven organization tell their stories, engage their target audiences and measure the impact of their communications efforts.

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