Technical Director, USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Project Barry Chovitz
Barry Chovitz has almost 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management, working as a director or deputy director for supply chain projects in Tanzania, Namibia, and Mozambique. Mr. Chovitz has participated in a variety of supply chain management technical activities including strategy development, preparing annual work plans and budgets, designing supply chain distribution, inventory control and information systems, commodity forecasts and supply plans, and developing tools for supply chain supervision. As a part of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, Mr. Chovitz has supported programs in Angola, Liberia, Namibia, Malawi, and Zambia. He currently works with the GHSC-PSM’s health systems strengthening team to provide technical support in supply chain capacity building. Prior to joining Chemonics, Mr. Chovitz managed projects focused on nutrition, water and sanitation, and social behavior change communication. He holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Virginia and George Washington University, respectively.