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Sam McPherson


Sam McPherson is a Partner at Itad and co-leads our work on health and education. Sam also manages our relationships with external partners and our business development team.

Sam has over 25 years’ experience in international development. He has extensive programmatic expertise in HIV/AIDS issues, vaccines, health systems, community engagement, global health security, education and climate change. He is a specialist in organisational, impact, portfolio and fund-level evaluations, theories of change, strategic planning, monitoring and reporting systems, value for money assessments, adaptive management and training and capacity building.

Prior to joining Itad, he was Associate Director: Field Programmes at the HIV/ AIDS Alliance, where he led the work of the Planning Analysis and Learning Unit across 42 countries. He also previously worked at PLAN International and the European Commission.

Sam holds an international master’s degree in practising management, as well as an MPhil in development studies. He is a trustee for Tackle Africa.

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