Kartlos KankadzeDr. Kartlos Kankadze has 19 years of experience in health program management and clinical practice in tuberculosis, HIV, infectious diseases, and reproductive health in Eastern Europe. Dr. Kankadze most recently served as chief of party for the Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine project. Previously, as chief of party for the USAID Healthy Women in Georgia program, Dr. Kankadze piloted and scaled up a Supportive Supervision Program in three regions of Georgia, improving the quality of services among a regional network of health facilities. As head of the Division of Medical Technologies with the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs in Georgia, Dr. Kankadze led donor coordination and management to achieve improved TB services. Additionally, Dr. Kankadze worked to initiate the National Tuberculosis Program in Georgia. Dr. Kankadze holds an M.D. and Ph.D. from Tbilisi State Medical University and an M.P.H. from the State University of New York.
Colin CredleA highly qualified logistics specialist with more than 10 years of experience managing responses, logistics, and deliveries for international health projects in Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Europe and Eurasia. As Project HOPE’s regional manager of Russia, Eurasia, and Asia, Mr. Credle oversaw export, transport, and import of more than $120 million in donated medicines each year, and was responsible for logistics/distribution and use of more than $379 million in donated medicines in Tajikistan, and $65 million to Kyrgyzstan. He designed an M&E system in Tajikistan to report rational and responsible use of donated medicines. As general director of operations in Ukraine for SKAB Corporation Limited, Mr. Credle built operations from $3 million to $70 million sales per year; shipped up to 30,000 metric tons of steel per month from Ukraine to ports mainly in Asia; and supervised expedited loading operations, saving up to $60,000 per merchant ship and increased their profitability by 50 percent. Native English; M.B.A.